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Wicked Mourning

Wicked Mourning

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by Heather Boyd
     
 

Widow Clara Blackstone is a faithful woman who has mourned her philandering husband for the last six months. Sheltered from pity and whispering tongues at a friend's country estate, Clara awaits the birth of her first child with mounting confusion. Despite the tiny life growing inside her, she dreams of passion in Reggie's arms. And the erotic fantasies

Overview

Widow Clara Blackstone is a faithful woman who has mourned her philandering husband for the last six months. Sheltered from pity and whispering tongues at a friend's country estate, Clara awaits the birth of her first child with mounting confusion. Despite the tiny life growing inside her, she dreams of passion in Reggie's arms. And the erotic fantasies grow more compelling every day.

When Reginald Moore's wife died in the arms of her lover, Clara's husband, he whisked pregnant Clara away from false friends to his country estate to avoid the strain of the scandal. After six months of pretence, Reggie is done mourning his faithless wife and, despite his originally noble intentions, he longs to have Clara in his bed - unborn child and all.

But are his skills of persuasion enough to convince Clara to set aside her grief for a faithless man and choose a new life with the one who stood by her, no matter the obstacle?

Author's note: this story contains a red hot romance between two wicked mourners around one rather large baby bump. A regency short story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780987097941
Publisher:
Heather Boyd
Publication date:
06/14/2011
Sold by:
Draft2Digital
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
157,099
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Heather Boyd is an author of erotic historical romance set in regency England. Brimming with new ideas, she frequently wishes she could type as fast as she can conjure up new storylines. A collector of very old things, Heather lives with her testosterone-fuelled family north of Sydney, Australia.

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Wicked Mourning 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 169 reviews.
saxston524 More than 1 year ago
Reginald's best friend's pregnant wife is living with him until the child is born at which time she will go and live with her horrible in-laws. Clara is still grieving for the husband who cheated on her with Reginald's wife. Each of them fantasizes about the other in the dark of night until finally, they make it happen. I enjoyed this book and will purchase others by this author.
NookRomance More than 1 year ago
A very short, quick read. The characters are barely introduced when the story ends. The backstory (her husband with his wife) could have been fleshed out a bit more. I would love it if this story were expanded into a full-length novel since the whole premise seems fascinating.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow! Awesome story. Hot sex scenes, verrry romantic and sweet. But too short :( Would have been an unbelievable book if it were longer. :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too Short, but good
ImRonsWife More than 1 year ago
This was a cute, quick read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hot and steamy! Short but that makes it a quick read. highly recommend if you're looking for some steamy romance.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great but to short
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very short story...would have been a good story, felt like I read just the two middle chapters. Risque love scene.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I guess it's a short story so i shouldn't expect too much. I kept wondering if the book was written just to paint the sex scene.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very short story. Seemed rushed and forced to me.
evelyn1946 More than 1 year ago
wonderfull story, recommend it highly
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thought it a very sweet story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm not a big fan of regency romance anymore but thought this story was very good and enjoyed the short read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reggie and Clara's love story after their spouses betray them is sweet and funny. I wish it wasn't so short.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Only 30 pages total. Good story line, but too short to enjoy. Very explicit sex.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bah humbug
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You people should just read this novel yourselves and write you own review on this book. I really enjoyed reading this book very much. ShelleyMA
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
K_Holt More than 1 year ago
The preface (blurb) did a great deal to provide setting & circumstances, so the very short story could simply begin! I love fiction. It's always about suspending disbelief and enjoying the story. And that's exactly what WICKED MOURNING was....suspending disbelief (despite society's rules, the expectations today's world has of how people during the Regency era behaved). I could completely believe that these two cared for each other, had become enamored, wanted more than a friendship. In so few pages, the author accomplished much: showing us Reggie had fallen for Clara, illustrated Reggie's character enough that we see how honorable he is (despite seducing a widow during her mourning), and the way he puts the elder Mrs. Blackstone in her place was fabulous! Clara, the widow wronged, is immediately sympathetic....and it's great to see her get her happy ending. It's a VERY short story...my reader shows 22 pages of actual story; the rest is front matter and end matter (about the author, other books, a preview of another work). I agree with other reviewers...it's NOT erotica. Graphic, true. But sweet, gentle lovemaking between Reggie and Clara, who've fallen in love and really don't care what other people will think.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wish it was longer
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cute short story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent story but a little too much eroticism for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago