It’s In His Kiss (Bridgerton #7): More Family Intrigue!

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Hyacinth Bridgerton, in the seventh of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix.

This romantic comedy is stuffed full of witty dialogue, charming characters and isn’t without some steamy scandals! Join us as we dive into the world of Bridgerton by Julia Quinn and explore the romance and drama of Regency-era England.

‘Julia Quinn is one of the best historical romance novelists of our time’
Heroes & Heartbreakers

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About the Series

The Bridgerton series is a collection of romance novels written by Julia Quinn. The series is set in the Regency era of England, and follows the lives of the eight Bridgerton siblings as they navigate love, marriage, and society. Each book in the series is centred on one of the siblings, and follows their love story as they find their happily ever after. The series has gained a large following and has been adapted into a popular Netflix show.

There are nine books in the series:

  1. The Duke & I (Daphne & Simon)
  2. The Viscount Who Loved Me (Anthony & Kate)
  3. An Offer from a Gentleman (Benedict & Sophie)
  4. Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Colin & Penelope)
  5. To Sir Phillip, With Love (Eloise & Phillip)
  6. When He Was Wicked (Francesca & Michael)
  7. It’s In His Kiss (Hyacinth & Gareth)
  8. On the Way to the Wedding (Gregory & Lucy)
  9. The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After

We are also blessed with a number of collections s:

  1. The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton (Lady Whistledown’s Official Guide)
  2. The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown
  3. Lady Whistledown Strikes Back

Official Description


It’s In His Kiss


Meet Our Hero . . .

New York Times Bestseller

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Hyacinth Bridgerton, in the seventh of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix.

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Official Description

“‘It’s in his kiss,’ her mother whispered. ‘It’s all there, in his kiss.’

— Julia Quinn, It’s In His Kiss

Meet Our Hero . . .

Gareth St. Clair is in a bind. His father, who detests him, is determined to beggar the St. Clair estates and ruin his inheritance. Gareth’s sole bequest is an old family diary, which may or may not contain the secrets of his past . . . and the key to his future. The problem is—it’s written in Italian, of which Gareth speaks not a word.

Meet Our Heroine . . .

All the ton agreed: there was no one quite like Hyacinth Bridgerton. She’s fiendishly smart, devilishly outspoken, and according to Gareth, probably best in small doses. But there’s something about her—something charming and vexing—that grabs him and won’t quite let go . . .

Meet Poor Mr. Mozart . . .

Or don’t. But rest assured, he’s spinning in his grave when Gareth and Hyacinth cross paths at the annual—and annually discordant—Smythe-Smith musicale. To Hyacinth, Gareth’s every word seems a dare, and she offers to translate his diary, even though her Italian is slightly less than perfect. But as they delve into the mysterious text, they discover that the answers they seek lie not in the diary, but in each other . . . and that there is nothing as simple—or as complicated—as a single, perfect kiss.

Our Overview

“I am asking you to marry me because I love you,” he said, “because I cannot imagine living my life without you. I want to see your face in the morning, and then at night, and a hundred times in between.”

Julia Quinn, It’s In His Kiss

The return of our favorite series begins with Hyacinth attending a dinner party hosted by Lady Danbury, one of the most influential figures in society. At the party, Hyacinth meets Gareth St. Clair, the enigmatic and brooding grandson of Lady Danbury. Despite his reputation for being a rake and a scoundrel, Hyacinth finds herself inexplicably drawn to Gareth. However, their initial encounter is less than pleasant, as Gareth’s bad temper and Hyacinth’s sharp wit clash.

As the story progresses, Hyacinth and Gareth’s paths continue to cross, and they find themselves slowly getting to know each other. Hyacinth discovers that Gareth is secretly trying to translate a family diary written in Italian, which he believes contains information about his grandfather’s life. Hyacinth, who is fluent in Italian, offers to help Gareth translate the diary.

As Hyacinth and Gareth work together on the translation, they grow closer and develop feelings for each other. However, their relationship is complicated by Gareth’s family drama. His grandfather, who was a notorious gambler, lost everything and committed suicide, leaving Gareth’s father to pick up the pieces. Gareth’s relationship with his father is strained. He resents him for not taking better care of his grandfather.

Meanwhile, Hyacinth’s own family is going through a difficult time. Her brother Gregory has fallen in love with a woman who is engaged to someone else, causing tension in the Bridgerton household. Hyacinth’s parents are worried about Gregory’s heartbreak and try to keep him away from his love interest..

As Hyacinth and Gareth work together to uncover the secrets of the diary, they learn more about themselves and each other. Hyacinth realizes that Gareth is not the rake he appears to be, but a deeply sensitive and caring man. Gareth, in turn, learns to let go of his anger towards his father and reconcile with him.

In the end, Hyacinth and Gareth confess their love for each other, and Hyacinth helps Gareth uncover the truth about his grandfather’s life. The novel ends with Hyacinth and Gareth’s wedding, and the promise of a happy future together.

Our Review

The Bridgerton series is yet to give us a miss! Quinn is delivering hit after hit! Despite following the family for so long, we can’t get bored! As always, Quinn’s characters are well-developed and relatable, particularly Hyacinth, who is intelligent, sharp-tongued, and independent. Her chemistry with Gareth is electric, and their banter and growing affection for each other are heartwarming and endearing. The banter Quinn presents is natural and exceedingly fun to follow.

Family is always such an integral point in the Bridgeryon novels, but It’s In His Kiss provides us with some extra excitement! The exploration of family dynamics and relationships in the novel, particularly the complexities of the St. Clair family and their history is refreshing and exciting. Quinn skillfully weaves together various storylines and themes, creating a rich and satisfying narrative that left us feeling ever more satisfied and invested in the characters’ lives.

Overall, “It’s in His Kiss” is a charming and engaging romance novel that I would highly recommend to fans of the genre. It’s a perfect blend of humor, romance, and family drama that will leave readers feeling warm and fuzzy inside.

Overall Rating: ★★★★★
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The Netflix Series

The hit Netflix series has taken off as an international sensation. With Bridgerton being renewed for season 3 and 4, we can only hope that it will continue to be renewed in the upcoming years to make way for an on-screen adaption of It’s in His Kiss. Although, given how far off the adaption may be, we might need to practise our patience!

If you haven’t had the blessing of watching the series yet, check out the trailer and see if you can stop yourself!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the main character of It’s In His Kiss?

The main character is Hyacinth Bridgerton, the youngest of the eight Bridgerton siblings

Do I need to read the other books in the series to understand “It’s in His Kiss”?

While it’s not necessary to read the other books in the series to understand the plot of “It’s in His Kiss,” reading the previous books may enhance your understanding of the Bridgerton family and their relationships with each other.

Is “It’s in His Kiss” appropriate for all ages?

The novel contains mature themes and some sexual content, so it may not be appropriate for all ages. It is recommended for adult readers.

What is the best Bridgerton book?

Obviously, it’s mostly up to the person. Each book follows different themes, so there’s no definitive list of which is objectively the best. Personally, our favorite is An Offer From a Gentleman – it has its ups and downs and addresses some pretty modern issues in a different face.

Which Bridgerton novel is your favorite? Let us know!

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