Celebrate Regency romance all year long with this collection of short stories set during holidays and festivals throughout the four seasons! Fans of sweet romance will enjoy stories set from May Day all the way to Twelfth Night, featuring some of your favorite tropes—enemies-to-lovers, second-chance romance, forbidden love, friends-to-lovers, and more! The collection includes:
May Day Mayhem by Ann Chaney—Intrigue, death, and love come to Horsham-Upon-the-Thames as the small English village anticipates their May Day celebration. Home Office agents the Duke of Doncaster and governess Helen Stokes join forces to uncover a missing list of French agents before an enemy discovers it. Mired in May Day preparations while chasing hoodlums and gentry, Helen and Doncaster try to fight their mutual attraction in a romantic farce worthy of Covent Garden.
My Favorite Mistake by Courtney McCaskill—Sixteen years ago, lady's maid Fanny Price was swept off her feet by a handsome horse trainer named Nick Cradduck. The very next day, he shattered her heart. But now, at the Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling and Wake, who should Fanny encounter but the man she crossed all of England to avoid… A second-chance love story featuring Fanny, the scene-stealing lady's maid from How to Train Your Viscount!
His Damsel by Charlotte Russell—During her annual visit to Bartholomew Fair, Eliza Cranstoun is mistaken for a lady in distress when in fact she was attempting to avenge the honor of her cousin. Now, she insists Anthony Ripley, her savior, help her bring down a lordly scoundrel. Amidst the scheming however, the independent Eliza and the confirmed bachelor Anthony, discover that love finds even those who choose not to seek it.
When I Fall In Love by Cora Lee—The Harvest Festival is a chance for reunions and love, but perhaps not for childhood friends Sylvie Devereaux and Kit Mathison. When Kit returns to renovate the home he inherited, Sylvie's financial burdens prompt Kit to propose a marriage of convenience. But Sylvie has always wanted to marry for love, and they don't love each other…do they?
Remember by Shannon Donnelly—Over the years, Beatrice Foxton keeps meeting up with Andrew Cliffs on Guy Fawkes Night, but these two friends are separated by her family's expectations for her to marry a well-born lord and his family's background in trade. And, yet, they can't stay away from each other...
The Aeronaut's Heart by Regina Scott—Josephine Aventure was on her way to earning a place in England's Aeronautical Corps until the dashing smuggler she'd once loved showed up. Etienne Delaguard risked much to help England win the war against France. Over a Twelfth Night masquerade, can a gentleman of the sea win the heart of a lady of the air?
An entertaining collection of stories set in a variety of festivals. There are spies on Mayday. A spinster in search of revenge and a printer who falls in love, neighbors who meet again and deal with farm problems and a goose named Moses, letters between friends to share their dreams, and an enjoyable look at the defeat of Napoleon in a Steampunk technological alt history, and rolling cheese down the hill.
My Favorite Mistake by Courtney McCaskill
He broke her heart on their wedding day when he married another woman. When he shows up at the Cheese Rolling Festival and as the horse trainers at the estate where Fanny works, Nick tries to convince her that she should give him a second chance. A surprise might change her mind.
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