The Unlacing of Miss Leigh
Disfigured in battle against Napoleon's forces, Captain Graham Veall has become a recluse, spending months alone on his estate and appearing masked in public. Yet Graham is determined not to forgo life's pleasures forever...especially the delight of a woman's touch.
He hardly expects virginal Miss Margaret Leigh to respond to his advertisement for female company, thinking h ...more
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Paying homage to Phantom of the Opera, Gaston's hero (with the unfortunate name of Graham - sorry to all the Grahams out there, but no, just no) was injured in the Napoleon Wars, leaving him with a facial scar he keeps hidden with a mask at all times.
Graham thinks he's way too scary to find a woman the traditional way and decides to pay someone to be his mistress.
Meanwhile, our heroine needs money, so she agrees to the arrangement. Of ...more
This was a sweet and sexy 45 minute read. You can find it on scribd in an anthology called Pleasurably Undone!
I was looking for an example of another short romance to learn the form, and this piece was recommended. I enjoyed it, even if historical isn't my usual thing. It was a pleasant romantic journey in a small package, with all the pieces I look for, a great treat that I hope I can emulate.
A collection of five sensual stories. History has never been so hot!Seducing a Strangerby Christine MerrillLieutenant Tom Godfrey returns home to find pretty young widow Victoria Paget in a bawdy house. What starts as a one-night seduction soon leads to morehellip;.The Viking's Forbidden Love-Slaveby Michelle WillinghamThough Aisling O Brannon is intended for the king's bed, fierce warrior Tharand must decide: please his kinghellip;or keep his captive love-slave for himself!Disrobed and Dishonor...more
I really enjoyed this short, not overly steamy read. I loved the hero and the heroine was charming. Very enjoyable with a sweet ending.
He advertisted for female company Margaret resposded to his request. Why?
But Margaret has her own secret.
Will the two be able reach an agreement?
This was a good read with a good story line, but it was too short.