Father Christmas and Christmas Wishes (Signet Regency Romance)
Father Christmas and Christmas Wishes - Signet Regency Romance Author:Barbara Metzger Two beloved Christmas classics together for the first time in one volume! — FATHER CHRISTMAS — A war hero's widow, Graceanne still has her darling, three-year-old twin boys to love. Then the Duke of Ware simply decides to help himself to one of her children. After all, the Duke reasons, he needs an heir -- and she has a boy to spar... more »e. Graceanne will fight him with all her might. But it is Christmas, after all, and 'tis the season of forgiveness. The gentleman is indeed a charming rake, but there's no chance this mother will allow him her child -- or her heart, though she has a sneaking suspicion that he's conspiring for both....
Although she was born into the ancient regime, Juneclaire Beaumont now lives as a poor relation -- until a crisis sends her packing. But the road to London is not easy -- and she must take shelter in a stable with a handsome, scowling stranger, also in a predicament. He could take advantage of the situation -- but behaves as a gentleman. The ton, however, would never believe the rakish Earl of St. Cloud could act the nobleman for a moment, let alone a whole night. But he will prove them wrong: after Juneclaire slips out of town, the Earl will spend the twelve days of Christmas on a neck-or-nothing ride to find her....« less