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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Mistletoe and the Major : A Regency Novella
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'The Major is home from the wars at last…

'Edmund Sherritt, Major Lord Canforth, has devoted eight tumultuous years to fighting Napoleon. Finally Europe is at peace, and he can retire to his estates and the lovely wife he hasn’t seen since their brief, unhappy honeymoon. The innocent girl he loved from the first moment he saw her, but who shied away from him on their wedding night.

'The beautiful woman who greets him at Otway Hall on Christmas Eve is no longer the sweet ingénue he remembers. This new and exciting version of his beloved countess is strong, outspoken, and independent, and she’s willing to stand up for what she wants. The question is—does she want the husband who returns to her arms more as a stranger than a spouse?

'Now the real battle begins.

'Felicity, Lady Canforth, has had eight long years to regret that she sent her husband from a cold marriage bed to face brutal combat, danger and hardship. The only child of elderly parents, Felicity came to marriage innocent and ignorant, and unable to conceal her shock at the sensual power of the earl’s caresses. Before she found the nerve to offer Canforth a more generous welcome, he was called away to war. The Major left behind a countess who was a bride, not a wife; a woman unsure of her husband’s feelings, and too timid to confess how fervently she desires the man she wed.

'Fate has granted an older, wiser Felicity a second chance to win her husband’s heart. Now nothing is going to stop her from claiming victory over the famous war hero. This Christmas, she’ll deploy every ounce of courage, purpose and passion to seize the life and love she’s longed for ever since Canforth left to serve his country. Whatever it costs, whatever it takes, she’ll lure the dashing Major back into her bed, where she means to show him he’s the only man she wants as her lover—and her love.

'After years of yearning and separation, will a Christmas miracle heal the wounds of the past and offer the earl and his bride a future bright with love?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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      Anna Campbell ,
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      Note/s:
      • Originally published in a multi-author ebook collection, Under the Kissing Bough: collection no longer available and publication details not traced.
      • International ebook publication: 30 September 2017.
      • some sources (e.g., Goodreads) suggest the novella was published in December 2016 by Dragonblade Publishing, but no confirmation of this has been found, and it seems unlikely.
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    y separately published work icon Kisses and Christmas Bells Anna Campbell , Australia : Anna Campbell , 2019 20686455 2019 selected work novella romance historical fiction Australia : Anna Campbell , 2019
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