The first book in Catherine Coulter’s beloved Bride series. Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe, marries the wrong woman-only to find himself haunted by a. In a display of what poses as wit in this Regency novel, the first of a trilogy, Douglas Sherbrooke, Earl of Northcliffe, tells his wife Alexandra that she is “as. The complete series list for – Sherbrooke Brides Catherine Coulter. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history.

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I suppose this may be keeping with the era, but coulyer. He must have an heir. You wonder how these two will ever get together but they do come to an agreement about their marriage.

The Sherbrooke Bride

A nobleman needs must marry in order to produce an heir. When Grayson Sherbrooke takes his son Pip nearly… More. Yes, it’s far-fetched, but just go with it. And to make matters worse, there is a troubling appearance of the family ghost, the Virgin Bride. Five years after Jason Sberbrooke lea… More.

I also identified with the character of Alex because she felt awkward and plain in comparison to her beautiful sister Melissande. Jan 10, Mancho rated it really liked it. I would love to hear from all of you about CC and bridee books. And so, when called to France for a special assignment, he sends his best friend, Tony, to wed her by proxy.

Fortunate Mellisande married with Douglas cousin Tony. Sadly, the idea that she grew up with these men and they hadn’t learned to have a single ounce of respect for females made them even more disgusting.

The Bride Trilogy

I like my sex scenes where the hero actually cares about the heroine’s pleasure and doesn’t just rape her twice in a row without giving a coupter to her or what she feels. Douglas explains how things will go and informs Alex that she is fortunate indeed to have Douglas as her lover. He was so delightful and swoon-worthy in the beginning, with his prized control and the way he carried himself.


She describes the house shaking with terrifying tremors and a huge black hole she calls the Abyss appearing in the entrance hall. I was on his side, but she is portrayed as the victim. I sherbrookd Ton Incredible, a Coulter novel without physical abuse and rape. Hero was a jerk of the first degree and the heroine was a doormat.

He wants to do this without the pains of having to go into polite society. He certainly does become besotted with the heroine’s bust if nothing else. Then, unfortunately, the earl, Douglas Sherbrooke, is shot at. Okay admitted, I love this MOC with h in love with H and H in love with OW trope, but I’m coming to realise how dangerous it is reading this trope – very few cathernie get it just the way I want it.

A good dose of humor and a little intrigue added to it, and viola, we have a first-rate romance novel! Refresh and try again. If you never read this author, please find her earlier titles.

Douglas, unable to attend to the matter personally, sends his cousin Tony in his stead. He’s asked by a neighboring little girl, P. In it’s own way it’s making fun of Regency romances, the male characters are all a bit overly pom There is nothing like stepping back into familiar shoes. This particular book started my never-ending romance adventure. I love this book despite its flaws.

It’s interesting the perspective that comes with experience. Alexandra had to be this fierece little woman who would do anything for her sorry excuse of a husband who did not want her but could not keep his penis in his pants. Coulter writes very well, there’s a depth to her characters that you don’t normally see, I’d read Catherine Coulter as a very young girl of 14, and I didn’t like her at all back then.


The book to me seems quite aware that Douglas is being unreasonable and winks at the reader. The characters are rich, colorful, and a hoot to boot. Then the Local Bastard, Mary Rose Fordyce, a remarkable young woman blessed with a soft, steady heart and a courageous spirit, comes unexpectedly into his life, in desperate need of his protection.

Ryder Sherbrooke is a fun-loving rake with a secret. The Heiress Bride Sinjun Sherbrooke is nineteen, blessed with Sherbrooke blue eyes, wit to burn, and a wonderful sense of humor.

The Sherbrooke family saga continues with James a… More. And not, he believes, because she is simply enthralled with his handsome self or his boundless charm. Pale in comparison to the exquisite beauty of her older sister Melissande, she is made of sterner stuff. I’ll allow that that could be because I have had a lifelong friendship with those crazy Sherbrooke’s, but they’re just so quirky and zany.

Melissande, the daughter of a duke, seems to be the perfect candidate for his wife.

Sherbrooke Brides Series by Catherine Coulter

Does she speak to him? Bad things are happening that could threaten him and his family. Coulter writes well and tells a good tale. Shelve Prince of Ravenscar.