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Book 1 of the Penhallow Dynasty series
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Star“A masterful Regency debut . . . A sheer delight.”
Kirkus, starred review

Starred Review Booklist Reader “Irresistible.”
Booklist, starred review

“Delicious.”
—Sarah MacLean, Washington Post

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Booklist Top 10 Debut of the Year
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Year

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Book 2 of the Penhallow Dynasty series
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“A bright, intelligent, heart-tugging romance.”
Kirkus

“Berne scores again with the second scintillating installment in her superbly written Penhallow Dynasty series . . . Another triumphant mix of sparkling wit and sophisticated sensuality.”
Booklist

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Book 3 of the Penhallow Dynasty series
Coming April 24, 2018

Named by Publishers Weekly as one of its Big Titles of Spring.

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THE LATEST FROM LISA BERNE

One of the “big titles of spring”!

Wow, incredibly honored to receive this encomium from Publishers Weekly for the third book in my Penhallow Dynasty series, The Bride Takes a Groom!

Graphic: Publishers Weekly names Lisa Berne's The Bride Takes a Groom (Avon Books) one of the "big titles of spring"

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A book-lover’s paradise!

Here’s a place I’d love to visit: the Tianjin Binhai Library in China, so massive that it could ultimately house over a million books (!).

Photo: Tianjin Binhai Library, China

Photo: Tianjin Binhai Library, China

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