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It Takes Two to Tangle: Matchmaker Trilogy Series, Book 1
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"If you're a Regency fan who likes unconventional heroines, pick this book up..."-Smart Bitches Trashy Books

Henry returns from war a tragically wounded hero. When he recruits the help of a beautiful and intelligent widow to woo her best friend, his suit takes a twist that neither of them could have forseen.

Henry Middlebrook has returned to England. Back from fighting Napoleon, Henry is ready to re-enter London society where he left it. Wounded and battle weary, he decides that the right wife is all he needs. Selecting the most desirable lady in the ton, Henry turns to her best friend and companion to help him with his suit...

Young and beautiful, war widow Frances Whittier is no stranger to social intrigue. She finds Henry Middlebrook courageous and manly, unlike the foppish aristocrats she is used to, and is inspired to exercise her considerable wit on his behalf.

But she may be too clever for her own good, and Frances discovers that she has set in motion a complicated train of events that's only going to break her own heart...

Fans of Regency Romance authors like Sabrina Jeffries, Julia Quinn and Stephanie Laurens will delight in this witty, Cyrano de Bergerac-style romance.

Matchmaker Trilogy:
It Takes Two to Tangle (Book 1)
To Charm a Naughty Countess (Book 2)
Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress (Book 3)

What everyone is saying about Theresa Romain:

"Brilliant, passionate historical romance that will capture your heart."?My Book Addiction Reviews, 4 stars
"Utterly adorable...both passionate and just plain fun."?Courtney Milan, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

"Theresa Romain is definitely an author to watch."—RT Book Reviews

"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair that will set your heart on fire. " — Julianne MacLean, USA Today bestselling author

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"If you're a Regency fan who likes unconventional heroines, pick this book up..."-Smart Bitches Trashy Books

Henry returns from war a tragically wounded hero. When he recruits the help of a beautiful and intelligent widow to woo her best friend, his suit takes a twist that neither of them could have forseen.

Henry Middlebrook has returned to England. Back from fighting Napoleon, Henry is ready to re-enter London society where he left it. Wounded and battle weary, he decides that the right wife is all he needs. Selecting the most desirable lady in the ton, Henry turns to her best friend and companion to help him with his suit...

Young and beautiful, war widow Frances Whittier is no stranger to social intrigue. She finds Henry Middlebrook courageous and manly, unlike the foppish aristocrats she is used to, and is inspired to exercise her considerable wit on his behalf.

But she may be too clever for her own good, and Frances discovers that she has set in motion a complicated train of events that's only going to break her own heart...

Fans of Regency Romance authors like Sabrina Jeffries, Julia Quinn and Stephanie Laurens will delight in this witty, Cyrano de Bergerac-style romance.

Matchmaker Trilogy:
It Takes Two to Tangle (Book 1)
To Charm a Naughty Countess (Book 2)
Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress (Book 3)

What everyone is saying about Theresa Romain:

"Brilliant, passionate historical romance that will capture your heart."?My Book Addiction Reviews, 4 stars
"Utterly adorable...both passionate and just plain fun."?Courtney Milan, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

"Theresa Romain is definitely an author to watch."—RT Book Reviews

"Theresa Romain writes with a delightfully romantic flair that will set your heart on fire. " — Julianne MacLean, USA Today bestselling author

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Henry returns from war a tragically wounded hero. When he recruits the help of a beautiful and intelligent widow to woo her best friend, his suit takes a twist that neither of them could have forseen.

Henry Middlebrook has returned to England. Back from fighting Napoleon, Henry is ready to re-enter London society where he left it. Wounded and battle weary, he decides that the right wife is all he needs. Selecting the most desirable lady in the ton, Henry turns to her best friend and companion to help him with his suit...

Young and beautiful, war widow Frances Whittier is no stranger to social intrigue. She finds Henry Middlebrook courageous and manly, unlike the foppish aristocrats she is used to,...

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