‘The New Year’s Eve Quandary’

A naughty book helped Lady Eugenia seduce her husband, ultimately resulting in the Marquess of Devon falling in love with his passionate wife. When the couple hosts a New Year’s Eve celebration and Great-Aunt Lavinia’s horrid cat gets a hold of the book, they fear the consequences. Enjoy this humorous holiday short story featuring the hero and heroine from my Regency romance, Seducing the Marquess.   “Oh, dear.” Eugenia, Marchioness of Devon, chewed her bottom lip as she read the missive in her hand. Her husband, Devon, lowered the morning newspaper, and regarded her over the breakfast table. “What is …

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‘Stranded at an Inn on Christmas Eve’

My characters, Lady Sarah Lacey and Professor Braeden McKinnon from The Highlander’s Accidental Marriage are travelling on Christmas Eve from their home at the University of Edinburgh to Sarah’s twin sister Lady Sybil’s home at Bedlay Castle, forty miles away for the holidays. Braeden is not happy with the trip because his wife is in her final month of pregnancy, but unable to deny his love anything, he agrees to her wish to spend Christmas with her sister.   Leaning heavily on Braeden’s arm, Sarah entered the main room of the coaching inn. Thank goodness a strong fire had been …

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‘My True Love Gave to Me’

Please enjoy this holiday short story from Callie Hutton. After one night of unbridled passion with Marcus, Viscount Weatherby, Lady Surrey–then Lady Emma–was whisked off the marriage mart by her parents, and betrothed to a man old enough to be her grandfather. Three years later, she is a widow, and Marcus has returned from India. Will he win Emma back? Or will her secret turn him from her forever?   My True Love Gave to Me Pemberton Hall Christmas Day, 1814 She’s here. A jolt of excitement shot through Marcus, Viscount Weatherby, as he spotted her after scanning the crowd …

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