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Confounding Oaths

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781399616485

Price: £20

ON SALE: 27th August 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy / Fantasy Romance

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A nobleman must work with a dashing soldier to save his sister from a mystical bargain gone awry in this irresistible Regency romance from the bestselling author of Boyfriend Material – perfect for fans of Bridgerton.

It is the year 1815 and Mr. John Caesar is determined to help his younger sister, Mary, successfully enter London society. A high-stakes endeavour at the best of times, this task is made slightly more difficult by his family’s non-traditional background, the pernicious whims of the ton, and the ever-present complication of living in a world full of scheming fairies and capricious gods.

When Mary is cursed by the fair folk, John sets out to save her. This choice throws him into the path of Captain Orestes James – the handsome up-from-the-ranks hero of Wellington’s armies – and his ragtag band of misfits.

Together, they must venture into a vicious world of fey bargains and sacrificial magic as they draw ever closer to rescuing Mary.

But while John is no stranger to casual dalliances with soldiers, he’s never expected one to last – or wanted one to – until now.

Praise for Mortal Follies:

‘Part historical, part fantasy, all top-notch queer romance’

‘All the interpersonal drama of Jane Austen meets all the complex treachery of Greek mythology’

‘Whimsically wonderful, witty writing that evokes Oscar Wilde’


Simply the best writer I've come across in years
New York Times bestselling author Laura Kinsale on Glitterland
Alexis Hall is the undisputed master of romantic comedy
USA Today bestselling author Jenny Holiday on Boyfriend Material
A fun, frothy quintessentially British romcom
New York Times bestselling author Talia Hibbert on Boyfriend Material
How? How was this book written? My vote is witchcraft. What a study in character development. It's a how-to without even trying. I'm going to treat this novel like I do my favorite cardigan and buy 5 copies for when one wears out. Everyone needs to read this
New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren on Boyfriend Material
Brilliantly written, dangerously good, immensely satisfying. I love this book. Deeply. Eternally. My favorite romance of the year
New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann on Glitterland