The Earl's Bargain
(Finalist, 2012 International Digital Award for long historical)
He looked down at his feet. "Pray, where are my boots?"
"At the foot of the bed," she answered.
"And who, may I ask, took them off?"
He looked down at her with a devilish glint in his eyes. "Why did you not remove the rest of my garments while you were at it?"
"I had no desire to see you without clothes, my lord," Louisa said haughtily.
A cockiness swept across his face. "I don't believe you."
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