Warm your heart with this spellbinding Regency romance! Perfect for fans of Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Jane Aiken Hodge and Jane Austen.
Will Marianne ever be able to confess the secrets of her heart…?
Marianne Timperley has been in love with Justin Crail for as long as she can remember.
But he is heir to an earldom, and she had been taken in charitably by his family at Purford Park – with no dowry and no title.
Justin promised his late father he would wed Lady Selina Wilkhaven, the most eligible daughter of the Earl and Countess of Sessay.
And Marianne now feels she must end their close friendship to protect her heart.
When disaster strikes, Justin seeks the support of his most trusted confidant. But to his dismay, he finds Marianne cold and distant.
Can Justin and Marianne rekindle their friendship? Will either fulfil their hearts’ desire?
Or will they find their chance for love has gone by?
A Chance Gone By is the second book in the Brides By Chance Regency Adventures series, by Elizabeth Bailey.