Winning a Lady's Heart
For Lady Alexandra, being the source of a cold, calculated wager is bad enough...but when it is wagered by Nathaniel Michael Winters, fifth Earl of Pembroke, the man she's in love with, it results in a broken heart, the scandal of the season, and a summons from her grandfather - the Duke of Danby.
To escape Society's gossip, she hurries to her meeting with the duke, determined to put memories of the earl far behind. Except the duke has other plans for Alexandra...plans which include the fifth Earl of Pembroke!
A Season of Hope
Five years ago when her love, Marcus Wheatley, failed to return from fighting Napoleon's forces, Lady Olivia Foster buried her heart. Unable to betray Marcus's memory, Olivia has gone out of her way to run off prospective suitors. At three and 20 she considers herself firmly on the shelf. Her father, however, disagrees and accepts an offer for Olivia's hand in marriage. Yet it's Christmas, when anything can happen....
Olivia receives a well-timed summons from her grandfather, the Duke of Danby, and eagerly embraces the reprieve from her betrothal.
Only, when Olivia arrives at Danby Castle, she realizes the Christmas season is a time of hope, second chances, and even miracles.
©2015 Christi Caldwell (P)2016 Christi Caldwell
Both stories are novellas and thus take very little time to listen through to the end. There's still the wrench of heartbreak and the joy of true love triumphing over odds. These stories are not part of a series so they truly stand alone. If you need some Christmas cheer anytime of year, listen to these stories.
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