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'Beautiful Bastard' Sequel Sets Cover, Release Date

Beautiful Beginnings Cover - P 2013

"Beautiful Beginning," set to debut on Nov. 19, promises a big wedding between two beloved characters in the fifth book in the hit franchise.

The newest book in the hit "Beautiful" series, which began with Beautiful Bastard, has revealed its cover and release date. 

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Beautiful Beginning, which goes on sale on Nov. 19. promises "one beautiful bastard of a groom, the most beautiful bitch of a bride. A panty-ripping office hook-up turned true love everlasting."

The new book follows the story of the original couple from Beautiful Bastard -- Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan -- as they plan their wedding.  

Ryan institutes a no-sex pledge to calm Chloe leading up to the wedding, but has trouble holding to it. Meanwhile, the arrival of the equally crazy Mills and Ryan clans only puts more stress on the couple as the head to what the publisher promises is the "wedding of the century."

This is the fifth book in the "Beautiful" series, which began with the story of intern Chloe Mills' passionate affair with her boss, the wealthy heir Bennett Ryan, and is written by the writing duo of Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billing under the pen name Christina Lauren

Beautiful Bastard made several bestseller lists, and the movie rights were acquired by Constantin Films.

An earlier version of the book started as the online, Twlight-inspired fanfic hit The Office, which recorded more than two million downloads.

Subsequent volumes in the series have explored the evolution of the Chloe-Bennett relationship as well as that of other characters in the "Beautiful" universe.

See a larger version of the cover below.