Cheryl Bolen

Cheryl Bolen

Cheryl Bolen is the New York Times, USA Today best-selling author of more than three dozen Regency-set historical romance novels. Her books have placed in several writing contests, including the Daphne du Maurier, and have been translated into eight languages. She was named Notable New Author in 1999, and in 2006 she won the Holt Medallion (Honoring Outstanding Literary Talent) for Best Short Historical Novel. In 2012 she won Best Historical in the International Digital Awards for eBooks published the prior year, and one of her 2011 novellas won Best Historical Novella. Her books have become Barnes & Noble bestsellers, and she's been an Amazon All Star Author multiple times. Many of her readers love her many marriage of convenience stories. Her lighter books have been compared to Georgette Heyer, and her more emotional reads (where the heroine has many obstacles before her happy ending) have been compared to Mary Balogh. Cheryl recently returned to her first love of romantic suspense and mystery with fast-paced plots featuring heroines in peril and the strong men they can lean on. It was these books which first got her noticed in the publishing world when her manuscripts won many contests. A former journalist who admits to a fascination with dead Englishwomen, she is a regular contributor to The Regency Plume, The Regency Reader, and The Quizzing Glass. Many of her articles can found on her website,, and more recent ones on her blog, Readers are welcomed at both places. Cheryl holds a dual degree in English and journalism from the University of Texas, and she earned a master's degree from the University of Houston. She and her professor husband are the parents of two sons, one who is an attorney, and the other a journalist. Her favorite things to do are watching the UT Longhorns, traveling to England, and reading about dead English women. In addition to many stand-alone novels, Cheryl currently has six historicl series for sale on, and one contemporary romantic suspense: BRIDES OF BATH SERIES (set in Regency England) The Bride Wore Blue (Kensington, 2002) With His Ring (Kensington, 2002) A Fallen Woman (Kensington, 2002) (retitled The Bride's Secret in 2011) An Improper Proposal (Kensington, 2004) (retitled To Take This Lord, 2011) Love in the Library, (Harper & Appleton, 2014) A Christmas in Bath (Harper & Appleton, 2014) Once Upon a Time in Bath (October 2020) REGENT MYSTERIES (set in Regency England) With His Lady's Assistance 2011) A Most Discreet Inquiry (2012) A Theft Before Christmas (2013) An Egyptian Affair (2015) Regent Mysteries Boxed Set (2014) BRAZEN BRIDES SERIES (set in Regency England) Counterfeit Countess (Kensington, 2005) One Golden Ring (Kensington, 2005) Marriage of Inconvenience (Love Inspired Historical, 2012) Oh What a (Wedding) Night - April 2016 Miss Hastings' Excellent London Adventure - May 2017 A Birmingham Family Christmas - October 2017 Brazen Brides boxed set (2017) HOUSE OF HAVERSTOCK A Lady by Chance (Kensington, 2000; Harper & Appleton, 2011) Duchess by Mistake (Harper & Appleton, April 2015) Countess by Coincidence (Harper & Appleton, July 2015)) Ex-Spinster by Christmas (Harper & Appleton, Nov. 2016) House of Haverstock Boxed Set (2017) LORDS OF ETON The Portrait of Lady Wycliff (2018) The Earl, the Vow, and the Plain Jane (2018) Last Duke Standing (2019) Lords of Eton Boxed Set (2019) One Room at the Inn (2020 Christmas novella) THE DECEIVED SERIES A Duke Deceived His Lady Deceived (2019 Christmas novella) TEXAS HEROINES IN PERIL (contemporary romantic suspense) Protecting Britannia (2012) Capitol Offense (2012) A Cry in the Night (2012) Murder at Veranda House (2012)

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