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Desperate Measures (A Regency Short Story)

by Candice Hern

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Title:Desperate Measures (A Regency Short Story)
Authors:Candice Hern
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Okay read. I like the concept but would have liked it longer. ( )
  Marcella1717 | Jan 22, 2016 |
Short and sweet, and simpler than I expected but nonetheless enjoyable. I'm certainly interested in reading more by this author. ( )
  Cynical_Ames | Sep 23, 2014 |
A delightful novella. I'm happy to find I have 3 more of her full length books to read, excited! ( )
  BooksOverTv | Apr 11, 2013 |
A very silly little short story, but good fun. ( )
  wookiebender | Jul 17, 2011 |
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Note: This is a short story (less than 10,000 words) and not a novella. Customers who enjoy the traditional Regency Romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Carla Kelly will enjoy this witty Regency short story by New York Times bestselling author Candice Hern. Lydia Bettridge is a young woman suffering the pangs of unrequited love. To capture the attention of Geoffrey Danforth, the man who has stolen her heart but barely notices her, she has resorted to desperate measures with a seemingly clever plan. By engaging the help of Phillip, a friend of her brother's, to play the love-smitten fool in public, she hopes to pique the interest of her unnamed love. But when Geoffrey himself shows up to take Phillip's place, all her careful planning is turned upside down. What's a girl to do but to make the best of it? This short story was originally published in The Mammoth Book of Regency Romance.… (more)

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