December 1815: the Stanhope sisters are eagerly preparing for Christmas at Quill Court, decking the halls and chattering excitedly about the festivities.
Emily, the eldest Stanhope girl, pines for her dashing but distant fiancé Captain Hugh Seymour, whom she loves desperately but she worries he holds a candle for her flighty best friend Selina. Emily has competed with Selina for a man's affection once before, and her surprise arrival at Quill Court this Christmas has set the Stanhope family on edge.
Can Emily overcome her doubts about her impending nuptials, and prevent the captivating Selina from enticing away her beloved Hugh? Whatever the outcome, this will be a Christmas to remember . . .
Introducing the sumptuous Regency world soon to be seen in Charlotte Betts' The House in Quill Court, this is a story sure to warm your heart this winter.