Croft (mainstream romance author Phillipa Ashley) kicks off her Oxford Blues new adult contemporary trilogy with an angsty yet appealing romance
. Lauren Cusack, the daughter of a U.S. senator, leaves Washington, D.C., for a year abroad at Oxford, studying for a master's degree in the history of art and visual culture. Alexander Hunt is a compellingly broken English aristocrat. The author is an Oxford alum herself, and she writes with authority about what happens when an upper-crust Brit meets a fearless American
. (Publishers Weekly
)A very well deserved five stars
, a fabulous emotion filled, dramatic read! (Jeannie Zelos Book Reviews)
A very steamy
NA with a sprinkling of Downton-Abbey-esqueold
money traditions and snobbery. And I freaking loved it. (Tea Party Princess)
With a great setting, fantastic characters and a passionate love story, The First Time We Met is a great read in the New Adult genre.
(Chloe's Chick Lit Reviews)
I absolutely cannot wait for book 3!
Pippa Croft captures the overwhelming physical attraction between Lauren and Alexander. It was hot. REALLY hot
. (Kate, Books with Bunny Blogspot)
About the Author
Pippa Croft is the pen name of an award-winning romantic novelist. After studying English at Oxford, she worked as a copywriter and journalist before writing her debut novel, which won the RNA's New Writers' award and was later made into a TV movie. The Oxford Blue series are available as Penguin paperbacks and ebooks.