A Historical Anthology
May 31, 2016
Available in: e-Book
Get revenge. Pay a debt. Save a soul. Lose your heart.
Spanning centuries and continents, five brand-new novellas
from beloved historical romance authors tell the stories of
men and women who find themselves wagered in a game of
chance and are forced to play for the highest stakes of all:
Redeemed by Molly O’Keefe
Denver, 1868 — After agonizing years in the
Civil War’s surgical tents, Union doctor James Madison
has nothing left to lose. But when beautiful, tortured Helen
Winters is the prize in a high-stakes game of poker, he goes
all in to save her—and maybe his own soul.
Gideon and The Den of Thieves by Joanna
London, 1793 — Soldier of fortune Gideon Gage
has come home from halfway around the world, fully prepared
to face down a ruthless gang to save his sister. But
there’s one member of the gang he could never have
been prepared for: fascinating Aimée, driven from her
own home by the French Revolution and desperately in need of
Raising The Stakes by Isabel Cooper
California, 1938 — When the flute she won in
last night’s poker game unexpectedly summons an elven
warrior bound to her service, two-bit con artist Sam takes
quick advantage. With Talathan’s fairy powers at her
command, her shakedown of a crooked preacher is a sure
thing…but would she rather take a gamble on love?
All or Nothing by Rose Lerner
England, 1819 — Architect Simon Radcliffe-Gould
needs someone to pose as his mistress so he can actually get
some work done at a scandalous house party. Irrepressible
gambling den hostess Maggie da Silva would rather be his
mistress, but she’ll take what she can get…
The Liar’s Dice by Jeannie Lin
Tang Dynasty China, 849 A.D. — Lady Bai’s
first taste of freedom brings her face to face with murder.
A dangerous and enigmatic stranger becomes her closest ally
as she investigates the crime, but can she trust her heart
or her instincts when everyone is playing a game of
Molly O'Keefe is a RITA-Award winning author with 20 Harlequin novels in publication. She's won the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice award for Best Flipside in 2005 and Best Superromance in 2008. Her first Bantam Contemporary Romances, CAN'T BUY ME LOVE will be released in June 2012 and it's follow up CAN'T HURRY LOVE in July 2012. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her family and the largest heap of dirty laundry in North America.