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First Comes Scandal: A Bridgerton Prequel (Mass Market)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn presents the fourth novel of the delightful Bridgerton Prequel series in a stunning new package.
There were Bridgertons before the eight alphabetically named siblings, and in this novel, we go back to where it all began. . .
She was given two choices...
Georgiana Bridgerton isn’t against the idea of marriage. She’d just thought she’d have some say in the matter. But with her reputation hanging by a thread after she’s abducted for her dowry, Georgie is given two options: live out her life as a spinster or marry the rogue who has ruined her life.
Enter Option #3
As the fourth son of an earl, Nicholas Rokesby is prepared to chart his own course. He has a life in Edinburgh, where he’s close to completing his medical studies, and he has no time—or interest—to find a wife. But when he discovers that Georgie Bridgerton—his literal girl-next-door—is facing ruin, he knows what he must do.
A Marriage of Convenience
It might not have been the most romantic of proposals, but Nicholas never thought she’d say no. Georgie doesn’t want to be anyone’s sacrifice, and besides, they could never think of each other as anything more than childhood friends... or could they?
But as they embark upon their unorthodox courtship they discover a new twist to the age-old rhyme. First comes scandal, then comes marriage. But after that comes love...
#1 New York Times bestselling author JULIA QUINN began writing one month after graduating from college and, aside from a brief stint in medical school, she has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since. Her novels have been translated into 43 languages and are beloved the world over. A graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, she lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.
Look for BRIDGERTON, based on her popular series of novels about the Bridgerton family, on Netflix.
“The final Bridgerton prequel offers all the attendant humor, banter, and romance we’ve come to expect from Quinn’s books.” — EW.com
“Quinn…continues to perfect her literary recipe for witty, entrancing historical romances as evidenced by the latest scintillating addition to her Bridgerton Prequel series.” — Booklist on First Comes Scandal
“Charming…Quinn’s fans will delight in the sparkling prose and progressive central couple.” — Publishers Weekly on First Comes Scandal
“With her trademark wit, Quinn steers [her couple] from outrage and resignation, to love and hope for the future. Strongly recommended.” — Historical Novel Society on First Comes Scandal