"A Scandalous Regency Christmas"
Five Christmas-themed stories as listed below:
"To Undo a Lady" by Christine Merrill
Sarah, the wife of the Earl of Sconsbury, finds herself shivering outside the Pageant Playhouse. The victim of her husband's constant abuse, she has run away with nothing. Taking her for a street-walker, Danyl Fitzhugh, actor and owner of the Playhouse, invites her inside and she soon finds herself as an actress. She takes to her new role like a fish to water and becomes very popular with the patrons. The inevitable attraction between Sarah and Danyl heats up and well....
"An Invitation to Pleasure" by Marguerite Kaye
Trying to rekindle a relationship they had some years ago, the Scotish Laird of Kilmun, Fargus Larmont, invited Susanna Hunter, widow of Lord Mountjoy to the Highlands for Christmas. Until she arrived at his home, she was unaware that this was his reason for inviting her so she immediately wants to leave and return home. Deciding to hold onto her dignity, she elects to stay until Christmas. Are there enough sparks remaining from their earlier relationship to ignite into love? Come find out.
"His Wicked Christmas Wager" - by Annie Burrows
Lady Caroline Fallowfield has lost a bet with Lord Crispin Sinclair, a man with whom she had once been in love. In order for him to agree to attend a wedding that she felt he should be at, she had to be naked in the same room with him for an hour. In order to save face, she agreed. What happens in that room and the outcome of the encounter means you have to read this steamy story.
"A Lady's Lesson in Seduction" - by Barbara Monajem
Feeling responsible for her husband's death, Camaden Folk, the Marquis of Warbury, invited Frances Burdett to his home for Christmas. While getting her involved with the Christmas activities, he hopes to get her to fall in love with him. As she learns about the house, Camaden tells her that they believe that there is a resident hobgoblin who takes cares of the house if he is plied with treats during Christmastime. Will Camaden be successful in his quest for Frances's hand and does the hobgoblin's magic work to bring about a happy ending? Yep! You've got to read the story to find out.
"The Pirate's Reckless Touch" - by Linda Skye
Juliana Wright is determined to find the treasure her father, a Navy Captain, was seeking when he was killed. Knowing that she might be in danger in her search, she asks Captain Rawden Wood, to guard her during the journey. Wood is a famous pirate. Their togetherness during their journey ignites into a love even hotter than the treasure they are after. So, do they find that treasure they seek and what else do they find along the way?
If you're looking for some sexy, steamy stories to get you in the mood for a "hot" Christmas, then you must grab a copy of this book and enjoy!
I received a copy of this book from author, Marguerite Kaye, in exchange for an honest review.