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Christina Dudley is the author of a series of traditional Regency romances called The Hapgoods of Bramleigh, of which The Naturalist is the first, A VERY PLAIN YOUNG MAN the second, and SCHOOL FOR LOVE the third installment.Other books include The Beresfords, Everliving, Mourning Becomes Cassandra and MBC's sequel The Littlest Doubts, as well as Zola-award-winning children's picture book Mia and the Magic Cupcakes.More than you ever wanted to know about her can be found at her eponymous website.
8 books on the list
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A widowed father of three struggles to care for his children and navigate pressures to choose a second wife in this charming historical novel. Will he choose the woman he loves or succumb to societal expectations?
A Very Plain Young Man follows Elfrida, the practical but beautiful Hapgood sister, as she navigates the world of courtship and marriage. She intends to choose a husband with her common sense, but when a rakish suitor threatens to unsettle her, she must choose between duty and desire. Will Elfrida follow her heart?
This book follows the story of Joseph Tierney, a naturalist, who finds an ideal assistant in Arthur Baddely. However, their partnership is tested when Joseph discovers that Arthur is actually a young woman named Alice Hapgood, daughter of a local squire.
A coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1985, The Beresfords follows Frannie Price, a timid adolescent who has one true friend in her cousin Jonathan. However, the arrival of the Grant twins turns her world upside down, and Frannie must navigate the faults hidden beneath her family's landscape. With sympathy, humor, and nods to Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, The Beresfords is a captivating look at a young girl's journey to adulthood.
A century-old mystery of a missing young wife in a small town takes center stage in Everliving. Botany student Ben Platt finds himself tangled in a haunting tale of obsession and disaster when he discovers the town's past. Will he answer the call for help and at what cost?
A story about a little girl named Mia who receives magical cupcakes on her birthday. She learns an important lesson about the true meaning of being "big and strong" and how cupcakes won't solve all of life's problems.
Expanding on the themes of loss and friendship in her debut novel, Christina Dudley returns with a highly anticipated sequel, The Littlest Doubts. With her signature emotional depth and compelling characters, Dudley takes readers on another moving journey through the complexities of grief and the power of human connection.
Mourning Becomes Cassandra is the story of Cass Ewan, a young widow who takes in an at-risk teenager and becomes her mentor. Despite knowing nothing about drugs or crime, Cass navigates the challenges of her new life with the help of friends, a new job, and unlikely friendships. Along the way, she discovers her own pivotal role in the universe.