Lovable Rogues Collection Part 1: 4 Historical Steamy Romance Short Stories
Read alsoHer Lady’s Gamble
This is a steamy historical romance short story (word count 5,815).In her anger, Miss Alice Carter places a wager against the devastatingly attractive Mr Lucas Jones. If she wins their card game, she will take back her home and possessions that she believes Lucas to have cunningly and wickedly stolen away…
Total word count 22,176.
Please note that each of these short stories can all be bought as a standalone single story.
The Gentleman’s Agreement
Alison is convinced she is having a continuous run of bad luck, with her cousin marrying Luke, the man to whom she had also formed a strong attachment!
Alison, feeling defeated, is just about to accept her cruel fate and head back to the lonely countryside, still a spinster, when Gregory, her good friend from childhood, makes her a tempting offer.
He asks Alison to marry him so he can collect on his inheritance, which he can only do as a married man as the terms of the will makes clear.
In return for Alison’s help, Gregory is prepared to make a gentleman’s agreement with her. He promises Alison that she will get a taste of adventure and independence if she agrees to his offer.
Ironically, it is only when she comes to find that Gregory has now grown the ability to have an unnerving effect on her senses that she actually considers the possibility of acting on his request—in an attempt to find out what it would be like to lie with Gregory as man and wife!
Her Lady’s Lesson in Passion and Love
Vanessa, as the lady of the house, does not take kindly to being ignored, especially not by Jacob, the devilishly handsome stable worker!
However, in confronting Jacob about his behaviour, Vanessa finds herself at his mercy as their joint anger and frustration turn into passion that ignites between them.Jacob goes on to show Vanessa just who has the upper hand, as he teaches her an invaluable lesson in the art of pleasure!
It’s a lesson that Vanessa finds, to her surprise, that she very eager to learn at the expert hands of her new teacher!
The Mad Viscount
The Viscount and his maid Tara have both had their fair share of heartbreak and disappointments, with the result that they now want to guard against experiencing any more pain and vulnerability by distancing themselves from others.
And they might just have succeeded in their solemn vows, if their paths had not crossed and they were not confronted by an unexpected and powerful attraction that ignites between them.
Now they must decide whether to continue on their lone paths or give in to their passions for the other completely!
The Earl’s Fallen Woman
Daniel, the Earl of Chester, is having a very unusual day when he finds himself led into a brothel by his reckless friend Sam.
Even more surprisingly, once inside the whorehouse, he soon spots and becomes instantly besotted with a beautiful and mysterious lady called Lindsey.
But Lindsey is no fallen woman; she has ended up in the brothel under difficult circumstances. As such, she refuses to be bought at any price!
If Daniel is to get closer to Lindsey, he must gain her trust and break down the mental barriers she has put up to shield her emotions. For only once this is done can their strong attraction and desire for each other be acted upon!
Warning: Significant sexual content included within the story, strictly 18+ only