Extras: Bonus Scenes
Curious about whether Miss Charlotte Tatlock from An Affair before Christmas ever fell in love? Read the extra chapter! Wouldn’t you like to read a chapter set ten years after the Essex Sisters series? Catch up with everyone! There’s even a free short story in here, as well as deleted scenes from My American Duchess and other novels — and more are added all the time. I hope you enjoy having a bit more time with my characters!
Chapter One Lindow Castle Cheshire, 1766 The Duke of Lindow dropped into a chair behind his library desk, feeling as if he’d taken a sharp blow to the gut. His hand tightened into a fist, crumpling the parchment he held, the record of an “Act to dissolve the marriage of Hugo, Duke of Lindow, with […]Read More →
~ A Sampling of Letters Exchanged between 1803 and 1814 ~ From Ambrogina (future Duchess of Girton), to Camden William Serrard (future Duke of Girton). September 1801, from the Girton estate, Lancashire Dear Camden, I expect you will be very surprised to hear from me, but Mrs. Pegwell says that I must write you every […]Read More →
Chapter Three From Damon’s Point of View There are days that one cares to remember months later, and there are days that one would just as soon have stricken from the book of life. Or whatever that tome was really called. Damon had always thought that instead of a recording angel somewhere, totting up lists […]Read More →
~ Miss Charlotte Tatlock’s Wedding Day ~ Some women’s lives are defined by a single trait: golden hair, perhaps, or a grating laugh. A woman might have feet as large as tubs, or remarkable musical talents. If someone had asked her, Charlotte Tatlock would have unhesitatingly pointed to her defining trait. She was unlucky. Unlucky […]Read More →
May 1791 (a short time before the Epilogue of A Duke of Her Own) The London residence of the Duke of Villiers 15, Piccadilly Everyone in the house – about fifty-eight souls – knew the Duchess of Villiers was in labor; mortifying though it was, Eleanor was perfectly aware of the public status of her […]Read More →