Phoebe Scott's 3rd season at Covenant Garden Theater
closes with Phoebe in a lead part, but to get that part
Phoebe had to compromise.
Phoebe is broke and forced to attend a
party at the King's Establishment, an upscale bawdy house.
Hoping to trade sex for long term protection from a rich
gentlemen Phoebe uses her wits to succeed.
Sir Edward Chambers (Ned) is staying in London with his
friend Viscount Ludovic DeVere, a scoundrel with a rakehell
reputation. The 3 years since the loss of his wife has
left the proper Ned celibate. Ned is completely taken with
Phoebe when she poses as Kitty.
of winning his wagers, DeVere poses a new one with the
prince involving his bedding Phoebe in the King's own bed
and presenting the soiled sheets to the Prince as proof.
Tables are turned when the sex partner ends up being Ned.
Phoebe has become emotionally involved with Ned and has
fallen in love. Caught in Carlton House in the King's
quarters might mean imprisonment or death for all three of
them. It is left to Phoebe now to use her own ingenuity to
create an escape and save them all.
The 1783 story centers on the erotic era of lust and
mistresses. If explicit sex is what you like in a read,
A WILD NIGHT'S BRIDE will definitely fulfil your wishes. I
found much of
the story extremely graphic. Some of the writing is of
actual happenings from that period of time concerning the
brothel and history of the King's Place as well as
nunneries. Although this is not my particular interest in
reading, the story itself was inventive and moved quickly.
Phoebe Scott, alias Kitty Willis, is a struggling Covent
Garden actress with a bruised heart and a closely guarded
He's steadfast and eminently respectable.
Sir Edward Chambers, Ned to his intimates, is guilt-ridden
over his beloved wife's death and has avowed to live out a
rustic and mundane life...of celibacy.
With the devil in charge, there will surely be hell to
Devil-in-disguise Viscount Ludovic DeVere is determined to
return his best friend, Ned, to the land of the living. His
meddling machinations result in a night of mind-blowing
passion after which "Dull Dog Ned" awakes to find himself in
the King of England's bed!
A Wild Night's Bride, a sexy, rollicking Georgian