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Authors: Elizabeth Boyle

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hile Louis XV, the Sun King, was known for his mistresses and passionate affairs, his grandson and heir, Louis XVI, was not a very successful ladies’ man. For the sake of fiction, I gave the rather shy and awkward king his own moment of glory in the form of Arabella, a fiery Scottish lass with a passion for tinkering and kings.

The other half of Diana’s story, the search for Napoleon’s bride after he set aside Josephine, did indeed have agents scurrying all over the royal houses of Europe, each one bent on finding the perfect bride for their temperamental emperor. Luckily for Temple, he got to Diana first, and happily for me, I got the pleasure of bringing you their madcap adventures in
Stealing the Bride

As for my next Regency adventure with the Danvers clan, if you read the epilogue, you know that Raphael Danvers is now back in England and up to his neck in trouble. I think it’s high time he went out and found himself a bride. Don’t you? Watch for news of his return on my website,

Best wishes always,

Stealing the Bride is ELIZABETH BOYLE’s seventh historical romance and her fourth title for Avon Books. Elizabeth’s other passions include her husband and two young sons (or as she calls them, “her heroes in training”). In between diapers and gardening and trying to keep up on her ever-growing knitting pattern collection, she continues to write new and exciting romances.


Readers can write Elizabeth Boyle at P.O. Box 47252, Seattle, WA 98146, or visit her website at


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