Bel Astre que j’adore: A lonely French courtesan discovers the English spy who saved her harbors deeper feelings, under the mistletoe.
My True Love Gave to Me: Innkeeper Adam Milbank and his new bride Sarah are snowed in alone for their first Christmas together.
Adeste Fideles: Widowed Lady Fitzhugh dislikes the retired Army officer, Major Arthur Winston next door, until his dog makes friends with hers—and he serenades her with carols.
What a Woman Needs for Christmas: A surprise arrival brightens a new wife’s Christmas Eve. A holiday epilogue to What a Woman Needs.
A Scot of Her Own: Rosalind, Dowager Duchess of Exeter, has given up on finding romance with Lord Warfield, but he has not. A holiday epilogue to A Rake's Guide to Seduction.
Grace’s Christmas Hero: Every year Grace Finch falls a little more in love with her handsome friend Oliver Ford, but will he ever feel the same for her?
A Kiss for Christmas: Thomas Weston is dumbstruck at the sight of Miss Clara Hampton. Unfortunately she’s nearly engaged to another man…unless Thomas can win her heart.
Some stories previously published.
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An Officer and a Scotsman
Captain Andrew St. James always knew he came from a noble family, but his branch grew far from the wealth and status. Nothing shocks him more than learning that he now stands as heir presumptive to his distant cousin the Duke of Carlyle. There is much for Drew to learn and adjust to—but first he goes home to Edinburgh, to tell his mother and three sisters of their startling good fortune.
A Lady and a Temptress
Ilsa Ramsay yearns for some adventure and fun, not another husband. When she discovers the handsome soldier who sweeps her off her feet for a rollicking dance is her friend’s brother, soon to be an English duke, she tells herself he’s not for her, no matter how tempting he is. But one impulsive kiss, then another, and another… says otherwise.
An Irresistible Attraction
Drew means to marry a respectable, dignified Englishwoman—a very proper future duchess. The spirited Ilsa is none of that. Still, when she’s caught in a dangerous scandal, he leaps to her aid without hesitation. And neither family duty nor future obligation can make them ignore what’s in both their hearts.
Sophie Campbell is determined to be mistress of her own fate. Surviving on her skill at cards, she never risks what she can’t afford to lose. Yet when the Duke of Ware proposes a scandalous wager that’s too extravagant to refuse, she can’t resist. If she wins, she’ll get five thousand pounds, enough to secure her independence forever.
Stays at the Vega Club . . .
Jack Lindeville, Duke of Ware, tells himself he’s at the Vega Club merely to save his reckless brother from losing everything, but he knows it’s a lie. He can’t keep his eyes off Sophie, and to get her he breaks his ironclad rule against gambling. If he wins, he wants her—for a week.
A week with Jack could ruin what’s left of Sophie’s reputation. It might even cost her her heart. But when it comes to love, all bets are off . . .