London rakehell, Gerard Windham, Viscount Knowles, tired of his debauched life, escapes to the countryside and his cousin’s family for the Christmas season in the hope of avoiding another night in his cups. But during the festivities, he cannot resist the temptation of a wager—that he can seduce any woman in the room. His friends pounce on the chance of easy money and select a dour old maid, much to Gerard’s dismay. Things take a turn for the worse when Gerard learns she is none other than….
Country spinster, Elizabeth Bedford, lives a dull life with her father, but when the charming Viscount Knowles turns his attention on her, she decides to take her own gamble.
A Regency Romance Novelette
This is a work of SHORT FICTION.
|Publisher:||Anna D. Allen|
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About the Author
An award-winning writer, Anna D. Allen lives deep in the forest with too many books and not enough dogs. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Language and Literature. Her short story, "Ten Gallons a Whore," appeared in Writers of the Future, and she is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Her future plans include growing tomatoes and cleaning out the freezer. When not writing or reading, she can be found in the kitchen. Her collections of short stories, Mrs. Hewitt's Barbeque: Seven Eclectic Tales of Food, Humor, and Love, and Lake People and Other Speculative Tales are now available. Charles Waverly and the Deadly African Safari is her first published novel.
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