From bestselling author Julianne MacLean comes a romantic short story set in the lavish world of Pembroke Palace, where duty and desire collide.
Lady Adelaide is engaged to a duke, but sometimes the heart creates its own destiny…
Lady Adelaide Robins, the charming and beautiful daughter of an impoverished earl, was raised on the foggy moors of Yorkshire. Never in her wildest dreams did she imagine she would travel to London, capture the heart of a duke, and receive a proposal of marriage. Is she ready for a life of luxury and privilege as a duchess? Or will her heart forever belong to another?
William Thomas, the second son of a Yorkshire viscount, is about to be disowned for his unbecoming ambitions to become a medical doctor. But what does it matter if he can have the woman he loves at his side? Determined to finally claim the hand of Lady Adelaide, his lifelong beloved, William is shocked to discover that she has accepted a marriage proposal from a duke. With the wedding only days away, will he be able to win back her heart?
Note: A KISS BEFORE THE WEDDING is a romantic SHORT STORY, approximately 50 pages in length. If you are interested in reading this short story in print, it can be found as bonus content inside the print edition of SEDUCED AT SUNSET, available September 17, 2020.
“Delicious historical romance that you will not want to miss.” – Romance Junkies
NOTE: This short story is available for pre-order at Amazon for your Kindle, to be released September 17. A print edition (as bonus content in Seduced at Sunset) will also be available September 17, 2020. Learn more. to the right you will see the original cover art for a previous edition. Please sign up for Julianne’s mailing list if you’d like to be informed about the release as more information becomes available.