The Portrait of Lady Wycliff by Cheryl Bolen

An earl engages a lovely bluestocking in his quest to find his mother's stolen portrait.

The portrait of lady wycliff

For the past decade Harry, the Earl of Wycliff, has worked feverishly to reclaim all that his father had lost. Only one item remains elusive: the Gainsborough portrait of his beloved mother. And the impossibly young, stunningly beautiful widow Louisa Phillips holds the key to finding it. If only he can persuade her to help him . . .

Genre: FICTION / Romance / Regency

Language: English

Keywords: Regency, adventure, earl, lighthearted, sweet, romantic, Georgette Heyer, love story, suspense

Word Count: 72,000

Sales info:

Published for over 25 years, my books have been bestsellers on all digital platforms as well as making lists at USA Today and the New York Times. I've been an Amazon All Star.


Sample text:

What a deuced pickle Alexander Beauclerc, the 11th Earl of Finchley, had gotten himself into. The higher he climbed the stairs to his Grandmere's drawing room, the lower he felt. Had he not sworn to that dear lady a mere ten weeks previously that he would curtail his attraction to high-stakes play? Yet here he was like an errant schoolboy, preparing to once again vow that he would change his wicked ways—while begging for a few hundred quid to tide him over to the next quarter.

            He needn't tell her he owed every bit of it to Lord Bastingham because of a disastrous turn of bad luck. Nor need he tell her how many tradesmen were dunning him. Nor how he'd been

forced to find new positions for his groom and coachman because he lacked funds to continue keeping horses.

            Before Alex reached the landing, he passed the Romney of his late grandfather. His step slowed as his gaze raked over the old fellow. Alex was certain Grandpapa's eyes had been green, but the paint had darkened over the years to a murky brown. From beneath the elderly man's prim white wig and bushy gray brows, those dark eyes seemed to be glowering at his grandson. A shudder rippled down Alex's spine, and he looked away.

            Good lord, even the dead must know about Alex's rakish ways.

         


Book translation status:

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Italian
Translation in progress. Translated by Giulia Savelloni
Portuguese
Already translated. Translated by Sandra dos Santos

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