Sherry Thomas Book Celebration and ARC Giveaway (Contest Closed)

BTBSince Sherry Thomas first burst onto the scene in 2008 her reputation has grown as one of the most literate and lush writers of romance.

Now, after a wait of two years (during which Sherry switched publishers), readers are about to delight in a new book by the author when Beguiling the Beauty, the first in the author’s new Fitzhugh series, is released tomorrow.  Here’s a plot description:

When the Duke of Lexington meets the mysterious Baroness von Seidlitz-Hardenberg on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She’s exactly what he’s been searching for—a beautiful woman who interests and entices him. He falls hard and fast—and soon proposes marriage.

And then she disappears without a trace…

For in reality, the “baroness” is Venetia Easterbrook—a proper young widow who had her own vengeful reasons for instigating an affair with the duke. But the plan has backfired. Venetia has fallen in love with the man she despised—and there’s no telling what might happen when she is finally unmasked…

Sherry is celebrating her new release by giving AAR readers the chance to win one of five ARCs of Ravishing the Heiress, the second in the Fitzhugh series, to be released on July 3.  Want a tease?

RTHMillicent understands the terms of her arranged marriage all too well. She gets to be a Countess by marrying an impoverished Earl. And in return, the Earl Fitzhugh receives the benefit of her vast wealth, saving his family from bankruptcy. Because of her youth, they have agreed to wait eight years before consummating the marriage—and then, only to beget an heir. After which, they will lead separate lives.

It is a most sensible arrangement. Except for one little thing. Somehow Millie has fallen head over heels in love with her husband. Her husband, who has become her very best friend, but nothing more… Her husband, who plans to reunite with his childhood sweetheart, the beautiful and newly widowed Isabelle, as soon as he has honored the pact with his wife…

As the hour they truly become husband-and-wife draws near, both Millie and Fitzhugh must face the truth in their hearts. Has their pact bred only a great friendship—or has it, without either of them quite noticing, given rise to a great love?

To enter to win your ARC, simply leave a comment by Thursday, May 3rd at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be notified by email on Friday morning and will have 24 hours to respond.  If we don’t hear from you by Saturday morning, a new winner will be selected.  This giveaway is open only to readers in the U.S. and Canada and, since the contest is designed to get advance copies into the hands of readers who wouldn’t otherwise have access, if you review for another Web site or blog, please don’t enter.

Good luck to everyone. And happy reading!

Sandy AAR

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171 Responses to Sherry Thomas Book Celebration and ARC Giveaway (Contest Closed)

  1. Vanessa says:

    I adore Sherry Thomas books! I have all of her books!

  2. Sheila says:

    Love Sherry Thomas’s books, especially Not Quite a Husband. Loved the locale — nice to have a romance not set in the high society of the UK..

  3. Anne Marie says:

    I mistakenly thought that Ravishing the Heiress’ lease date was June instead of July. I cried a little on the inside when I realized my error, although I am thrilled with Sherry’s publishing schedule this year. That being said, the anticipation is still grueling! I would love a chance to win her upcoming book!

  4. Kanch says:

    I just finished reading Beguiling the Beauty, it was supposed to be a quick pre-dinner bit of light reading, but 3hrs later my tummy is hungry and I am going to have a hard time getting up in time to go to work (only consolation – thank god I didnt start reading the book post-dinner). Fingers crossed win an ARC as dying to continue with Millie’s story. Thanks to AAR for the opportunity to win :)

  5. Kit says:

    I couldn’t put down Beguiling the Beauty and look forward to what Sherry has in store for Fitz and Millie!

  6. AJ says:

    I’m so excited for these three new Sherry Thomas books! I can’t wait to read Ravishing the Heiress.

  7. Mary says:

    I love all of Sherry Thomas’ books and hated the long dry spell, now ended. Would love to win.

  8. Valentina says:

    Sherry Thomas is one of my favourite authors.

  9. Alicia says:

    Oh I’m so excited, I love Sherry Thomas!

  10. shireen says:

    i’ve been waiting for a new Sherry Thomas’ book since last year! i’m so glad that 3 are coming out this year! =D i can’t wait for Ravishing the Heiress!

  11. anon1001 says:

    PLease enter me!:)

  12. niviv says:

    I would love to win this book! Have been wanting to read Ravishing the Heiress since I read the excerpt on Sherry Thomas’s website awhile ago!

  13. Rao says:

    I can’t wait to read the new book!!! I’m an avid S.T. fan and hope to get a head start on it so that I can recommend this to my book club friends! Thank you, in advance- I hope I win the book!

  14. Kambhampati says:

    My sister actually got me into Susan Thomas’ books- they are so romantic, witty and poignant all in one… I’m super excited about an early release of her new book can’t wait to read it and I hope I win one of the early release copies!!

  15. JV says:

    Please enter me to win!!

  16. Gaby says:

    I’m so excited! I want to read this book ASAP! :)

  17. Margaret says:

    Love her books! Put me in!

  18. Emma says:

    Love Sherry Thomas!

  19. Sherylgod says:

    Would love to win a copy! Just purchased an ebook copy of Beguiling the Beauty. Hope to start reading later today. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  20. Whit says:

    I’m bummed I missed the contest. I can’t wait for this book. I have read all of Sherry’s books and have never been disappointed. She is one of my favorites. Keep writing, and I’ll keep reading.

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