When Devlyn Stratton hears that his brother wants to call off his soon to be engagement to an heiress, he plans to do everything he can to stop the fortune hunting shopkeeper. But when he meets her, he understands his brother's infatuation.
Oriel Sinclair won't be anyone's mistress and she doesn't believe that Devlyn has honorable intentions. But why can't she stop thinking about the man?
A Seduction in Winter by Carolyn Jewel
Leoline Marrable is back in London after fighting for the crown. Now Lord Wrathell, after the death of his brother, he must find a way to reconcile with his father, the duke. Can the key to reconciliation be with his childhood friend?
Honora Baynard has a terrible facial scar from a childhood injury. When Wrathell defended her against childhood tormentors, he became her knight in shining armor. As they spend time together, Honora finds herself falling in love. But will her feeling be reciprocated?
A Prince in her Stocking by Shana Galen
Cass Ashbrooke has heard the talk that the homeless man in the bookstore claims to be a foreign prince. Intrigued by his story, she finds a way to befriend him. But is his story true?
Prince Lucien of Glynaven had to flee to England when his family was killed in the revolution. Trying to find documents to prove who he is, he spends his day in the bookstore and his nights on the street. When he is befriended by a lovely widow, he is worried about her safety but can't seem to stop thinking about her. Can her find the key to his identity before harm befalls him?
The Appeal of Christmas by Grace Burrowes
Gervaise Stoneleigh wants nothing to do with holiday sentiment, but since his best friend loves the holidays he does his best to play along. Hester Hooper loves the holidays and does her best to get Gervaise to enjoy a little of her holiday spirit.
As the holidays approach, they find themselves under a mistletoe. That one kiss sends their friendly relationship to another level. Could it lead to their HEA?
I really enjoyed all four stories. Neville, Galen and Burrowes have been on my must read list for awhile now, but this is my first story by Jewel. It definitely won't be my last.
I really liked how each of the stories took place in the bookstore as some point in their story. The authors also wove in other stories into each of their own.
There are several other anthologies by this quartet and I will being getting those to read soon!!!
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