This story first appeared as NINE YEARS 'TIL CHRISTMAS in The Twelve Rogues of Christmas, an anthology of regency Christmas stories. It had begun life as a short story but I'd always thought it deserved a slightly longer telling so it became A PERSON OF NO CONSEQUENCE and is now...
A seasonal Regency Romance
Once, on Christmas Day, she sacrificed her heart to save his life. Now, after nine years, will a single glance spark the fire of redemption?