For fans of Bridgerton, a Regency romance by Rosalyn Eves about three young women, their big dreams, and a London Season gone awry.
When Thalia, Kalliope, and Charis set off to Regency London for their first Season, they each have clear goals—few of which include matrimony. Thalia means to make her mark among the intelligentsia and publish her poetry, Charis hopes to earn her place among the scientific elite, and Kalliope aims to take the fashionable ton by storm. But this Season, it doesn't take long for things to fall apart. Kalli finds herself embroiled in scandal and reliant upon an arranged marriage to redeem her reputation, Thalia's dreams of publication are threatened by her attraction to a charming rake, and Charis finds herself an unexpected social hit—and the source of a family scandal that her heart might not survive. Can this roller-coaster Season find its happily ever after?
An Improbable Season is a voicy, swoony regency drama about falling in love—with another person, with new opportunities, and with yourself.
Rosalyn Eves grew up in the Rocky Mountains, dividing her time between reading books and bossing her siblings into performing her dramatic scripts. As an adult, the telling and reading of stories is still one of her favorite things to do. She is the author of the historical fantasy trilogy Blood Rose Rebellion and Beyond the Mapped Stars. When she’s not reading, writing, or teaching writing at Southern Utah University, she enjoys spending time with her chemistry professor husband and three children, watching British period pieces, or hiking.
"Alternating third-person narration highlights the [three] young people’s personal loves—Thalia’s for poetry, Kalli’s of home and hearth, Charis’ of the natural world—and their dreams for the future.... Regency fans will enjoy this comfortingly familiar feeling story of endearing young women chasing happy endings through a maze of societal rules." —Kirkus Reviews
"An Improbable Season will delight fans of regency novels, containing just enough twists and turns to keep the familiar beats and tropes exciting. Eves pens compelling romantic moments, but the real strength of this novel is the depiction of the strong love the young women have for each other." —Booklist
“I adored every page. It was a Little Women meets Pride and Prejudice romance that charmed and entertained me thoroughly.” —Kasie West, author of Sunkissed
“If you’re looking for your next Bridgerton-esque fix, it’s all too probable you’ll find An Improbable Season as utterly charming as I did.” —Jennieke Cohen, author of My Fine Fellow and Dangerous Alliance
"This Regency romance exemplifies the thrills of the genre while being true to the historical period... This must-read for Regency fans combines the true friendship of Lisa Kleypas’s “The Wallflower” series, the emotional thrills of Bridgerton, and just the right number of first kisses." —School Library Journal
"Eves’s tight, punchy prose teems with idiosyncratic characters, a profusion of well-trod romance novel conventions, and a brisk pace that will appeal to fans of Regency media." —Publishers Weekly