An Improper Holiday
He followed all the rules…until one man showed him a dozen ways to break them.
As second son to an earl, Ian Stanton has always done the proper thing. Obeyed his elders, studied diligently, and dutifully accepted the commission his father purchased for him in the Fifty-Second Infantry Division. The one glaring, shameful, marvelous exception: Nicholas Chatham, heir to the Marquess of Carleigh.
Before Ian took his position in His Majesty’s army, he and Nicky consummated two years of physical and emotional discovery. Their inexperience created painful consequences that led Ian to the conviction that their unnatural desires were never meant to be indulged.
Five years later, wounded in body and plagued by memories of what happened between them, Ian is sent to carry out his older brother’s plans for a political alliance with Nicky’s father. Their sister Charlotte is the bargaining piece.
Nicky never believed that what he and Ian felt for each other was wrong and he has a plan to make things right. Getting Ian to Carleigh is but the first step. Now Nicky has only twelve nights to convince Ian that happiness is not the price of honor and duty, but its reward.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Penny01 - LibraryThing
This short story has all the trapping of an historical regency romance novel. The story is a bit contrived and all the loose ends are conveniently tidied up to make a HEA ending. With that said, it's a sweet story that should encourage a smile or two. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - saturnnalia - LibraryThing
Everything about this story was just "ok". Had the potential for greatness but turned out mediocre. I did like Nicky very much, he was great. Knew what he wanted and went for it. He forgave Ian a ... Read full review
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