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
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