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The Royal Conquest
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Scandalous House of Calydon

December 2015
On Sale: November 30, 2015
Featuring: Mikhail Konstantinovich; Patyon Peppiwell
ISBN: 1633755185
EAN: 9781633755185
Kindle: B01772VWH8
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Also by Stacy Reid:
Her Wicked Marquess, January 2021
When the Earl Met His Match, September 2020
My Darling Duke, January 2020
The Scandalous Diary of Miss Lily Layton (w.t.), November 2018


Can two people fall in love after seven days of knowing each other? The hero and heroine, Mikhail and Payton from the latest book in my Scandalous House of Calydon series, THE ROYAL CONQUEST, certainly believed it possible. After their initial meeting, the witty and sensual banters, the illicit touches and the daring against conventions to be together, Mikhail and Payton wanted to be with each other.

“She had only been with Mikhail a total of seven days, and she wanted to lay her heart and soul down before him. The idea terrified her. “

“I know I adore you. The utter wonder of meeting you and knowing you have taken a piece of my heart, although I’ve only known you for seven days, has not escaped me. I do not need seven weeks or seven years to know you are the woman for me, Payton. I know it now. I see it in your smiles, your kisses, the passion and joy you find in the simple pleasure of life. What I see I admire, and I can only grow to love and appreciate you more.”

I remembered when my hubby read my first draft, he said to me, “Seven days?”

And I replied, “I write emotions that I know.” There was a pause, and then he smiled and kissed me. For you see, I met him when I was fifteen years old, and seven days later when he asked, “Will you be my girl?” I said “yes” because without a doubt I loved and admired him most ardently. What I’d glimpsed of his character I hungered for, what I’d tasted I could not do without, and the way he made me laugh, I never wanted to lose such joy. From our first meeting I was captivated by his charm and smarts, and when I went home I thought about him for hours. When I saw him the next day at school I could not help but stare. On day four he gave me my very first kiss, and my world narrowed only on his lips and the sensations he made me feel. By day five, we strolled for hours, and we talked and talked and laughed and talked some more… I was dizzy with the sweet feelings in my heart.

Now 15 years later it has been one hell of a ride. Wildly exciting, frustrating at times, but I would never regret saying yes then, or seven years later when we got married. In fact I still say yes to him for my heart lurches every time he touches me…in a damn good way. Has our love grown? Oh Yes!

Am I an anomaly? Absolutely not. My mother met my father and moved in with him two weeks later to the distress of her family! They were married for 34 years until she passed away this year. Did they have frustrating times, yep! Did they have passionate and fun times? Oh Yes.

What made me so sure? What made her so certain? Was it divine intervention? The stars aligning in the universe? Whatever it is…I know the possibility of enduring love in as little as seven days.

I took the risks my heroine Payton took. I felt the pain of fearing my lover’s touch as Mikhail did, and like them I have known scorching bliss and contentment. Will Mikhail fall deeper in love with Payton and she with him, and have years of happiness together? I have no doubt.

What do you believe in? Love is possible in mere days? Or does it takes months to know the right one?

One commenter will win a signed copy of SINS OF A DUKE

About Stacy Reid

Stacy Reid

Stacy is an avid reader of novels with a deep passion for writing. She especially loves romance and adores writing about people falling in love. Stacy lives a lot in the worlds she creates and actively speaks to her characters (out loud). She has a warrior way, never give up on her dreams. When Stacy is not writing, she spends a copious amount of time drooling over Rick Grimes from Walking Dead, watching Japanese anime and playing video games with her love, Dusean Nelson.

Her series includes: Scandalous House of Calydon



The Royal

His dark seduction will be her undoing

After being cruelly jilted by a lord who claimed to adore her, Miss Payton Peppiwell swore her future husband would be as ordinary as she. Now if only her family would listen to her. Then she meets Mikhail Konstantinovich, an untitled horse breeder, in a highly improper and scandalous encounter. Never had Payton expected to be so attracted to the dark, intriguing man, who seduces her to recklessness with a mere stare.

Mikhail abhors anything to do with intimacy. Yet Miss Peppiwell stirs hunger and a need long forgotten in him. But Mikhail has a dark past—one that means his lust must be sated in a way entirely unsuitable for a lady. But his biggest secret will be the hardest for Payton to overcome: Mikhail is not only titled, he’s a prince

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22 comments posted.

Re: Stacy Reid | Madly in love….in Seven days!

It is absolutely possible to fall in love-or lust with
someone in 7 days. Yes, it takes time to get to truly know
someone, but it is definitely possible to fall in love with
someone in days, hours, minutes, seconds.
(Edward Washington 6:54pm December 9, 2015)

Love can strike om first sight.
(Marissa Yip-Young 6:17am December 10, 2015)

I fell in love with my Husband in a matter of days. He didn't
know it at the time, but I carried the torch, and let him come to
his own realization. That was when the sparks flew!! We have
been married for over 30 years now, and they haven't all been
easy, but we know we did the right thing by being married to each
other. No marriage is easy, but when you both work towards the
same goal, it gets easier as you work towards the same goal. It
also helps once you can keep the clutter out of your life, and
just focus on yourselves. That took me a long time to learn, and
caused a lot of grief for me. I'm looking forward to reading
your book, and put it on my TBR list. Have a wonderful
(Peggy Roberson 7:59am December 10, 2015)

I believe love can hit you like a ton of bricks!!! I fell in love with my husband right from the start. Now we didn't marry for a few years but that love just kept growing and growing! I believe you recognize your soul mate right away!
(Bonnie Capuano 8:36am December 10, 2015)

Totally possibe---I fell in love with my first husband that
(Sue Farrell 11:22am December 10, 2015)

I think you can fall in love quickly... it is working things out and staying together that takes time.
(Colleen Conklin 12:03pm December 10, 2015)

My husband and I were the best friends that became
lovers, although he tells me all the time, he loved me
before then. :-) I guess I was the one who was slow on
the uptake. I do believe people can fall in love in that
short amount of time. But like Colleen Conklin said, it's
the working through every day issues and weathering the
tough spots and even the mundane ones that take time. But
love at first sight? Definitely! I'm a believer!
(Naima Simone 1:02pm December 10, 2015)

Thank you for adding my books to your shelf Marissa! And I
love that I am not the only one who knows love like this is
(Stacy Reid 1:05pm December 10, 2015)

Yep...you are totally right about that one Colleen! And 3o
years Peggy! I love it! Thanks for adding my books to your TBR
lost! :)
(Stacy Reid 1:07pm December 10, 2015)

It can happen right away.
(Marilyn Collins 8:39pm December 10, 2015)

I think it's possible to fall in love in a matter of days you
may not recognize the feeling at first for what it is but your
heart certainly does!
(Dana Hopkins 11:22pm December 11, 2015)

love at first sight
(Debbi Shaw 1:05pm December 12, 2015)

I think that your heart truly knows when the right person is there for you all
the time!
(Susan Patterson 9:38pm December 13, 2015)

yes , I do believe you can fall in love with someone at first sight or in a few days of getting to know someone .Thanks for this giveaway and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year .
(Joan Thrasher 9:56pm December 13, 2015)

I was working at a week-end job when my husband first saw me -
he didn't even know my name or had spoken to me yet; he told his friend, Jimmy, "There's the girl I'm going to marry."
Of course, Jimmy said yeah, right.

That was over 50 years ago.

We will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary July 29, 2016.

We have had MANY ups and downs, but to me he is still SEXY.!!
(Ruth Chesick 4:25am December 14, 2015)

I believe it takes a while.
(Carrie Edmunds 12:12pm December 14, 2015)

It may actually falling in lust, but grow into love. 3 months
after we met, I said yes and 3 months later we were married. Now
we just recently celebrated out 42nd anniversary. And yes, we
still need to work on it.
(Nancy Luebke 7:38pm December 14, 2015)

Yes I believe you can fall in love at first sight. My Mom and Dad were married for 68 years and from the story it was love at first sight.
(Sharon Extine 12:01pm December 15, 2015)

I believe in love at first sight, but I think you also need time to get to know
someone too.
(Lily Shah 12:24pm December 15, 2015)

I believe that you can fall in love at first sight; but it takes both to make a marriage or relationship work. Happy holidays!!
(Cindy Davenport 6:03pm December 15, 2015)

I believe in love at first sight...it happened to me but then we really got to know it other before we married. His personality just came rushing out at me and that was it!
(Bonnie Capuano 11:59am December 16, 2015)

Love is possible. Sometimes it just takes time.
(Cecilia Rodriguez 2:51pm December 16, 2015)

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