My Lady Gambler: Stories of Erotic Romance, Corsets, and an England that Never Was

My Lady Gambler: Stories of Erotic Romance, Corsets, and an England that Never Was

by Victoria Pond

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Overview

A collection of erotic romance in the Age of Steam, featuring a Regency novella...

Cara St. Cross is determined to play at the highest-stakes poker club in all of Great Britain even if getting in requires her to dress like a man. Stanley, Lord Greenhope, doesn't truly believe that "Mister" St. Cross has had relations with his wife, but that doesn't stop him from challenging the (wo)man to a duel.

In the early Age of Steam, duels are still legal, young ladies get kidnapped to Gretna Green, and only the villains seem to care whether Cara wins at the tables.

As well as the Regency novella, this collection includes three short stories of Victorian-style steampunk erotica:

  • Miss Carlotta Stembridge crafts her own troupe of dancing automatons in "The Clockwork Dancers." When she meets a flesh-and-blood dancer who steals her heart, she must fight society and her own creations if she wants to keep him in her life.
  • In "On the Curious Condition of the Anachronism in Modern Aviation Structures," First Mate Jess Priory of the merchant airship Aer Nova offers passage to a handsome doctor. Lucky thing she did, since his skills come in handy when the ship is attacked!
  • The possibility of a time machine causes more problems than it solves in "Dorothea Franklin's Marvelous Machine." Thankfully, the inventor can console herself with the darkly sexy, powerful Sir George, Grand Master of the London Masons.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988646827
Publisher: Janine A. Southard
Publication date: 12/29/2012
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Victoria Pond is a professional erotica writer, editor, and reviewer. In college, she hopped from one university to the next. So she honestly claims to be "Oxford educated, but Californian at heart" and to have lived in Europe, the United States, and Japan.

She lives in Seattle with a husband and a cat, both of whom seem interested when she reads to them out loud. She also sings with a Celtic band.

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