A Scottish Earl on a quest for the elusive Comtesse de Fontenay rescues a French lady smuggler during a devastating storm in Alina K Field’s new Regency novella. As the stormy night drags on, he suspects she knows the lady he’s seeking, the lady who holds the secret to his identity.

Alina, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! We’re excited to find out more about your heroine, but first, tell us about The Comtesse of Midnight, in Storm & Shelter, a Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection .

The Comtesse of Midnight, in Storm & Shelter, a Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection by Alina K Field

Genre Regency Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

A Scottish Earl on a quest for the elusive Comtesse de Fontenay rescues a French lady smuggler from the surf during a devastating storm, and takes shelter with her. As the stormy night drags on, he suspects his companion knows the woman he’s seeking, the one who holds the secret to his identity.

Marielle Plessiers may dress like a boy and go out with the local free traders, but she’s really the Comtesse de Fontenay. She trades in spirits, not secrets, but the information she holds will change Malcolm Comyn’s life forever.

Know the Heroine from The Comtesse of Midnight, in Storm & Shelter, a Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection

Here are some fun questions to help us know your heroine.

It’s late, she’s bored. What does she do?

She likes to enjoy a glass of fine imported brandy.

What kind of food would she impulse buy if hungry?

Some fresh hot buttered bread.

Describe the kind of clothes she prefers to wear.

She prefers elegant gowns, but when working, trousers are more practical.

Does she know how to fix things?

She is not a helpless female. She has learned to do many things for herself.

She tried to do something and it went badly. Tell us about it.

The storm that hit Fenwick on Sea was far stronger than anticipated. Now her sloop is beached, the mast broken and there’s no telling what will happen to it before the storm abates.

How does she act around children she doesn’t know?

She is prepared to enjoy their company, or gently curb their exuberance if need be.

What is she like first thing in the morning?

She is usually just turning in then, since her business requires her to work nights.

How does she handle things when in a “proper” social situation?

She finds proper British society a bit stuffy and delights in poking at the conventions.

Maid or takes care of herself?

Alas, her maid left months ago when she was unable to continue paying her salary.

Proper dress or casual clothes?

Most proper, when the occasion calls for it; and most improper when required.

Sleeves buttoned or rolled up?

Buttoned, usually. It’s cold on the water.

Powdered wig or natural hair?

Powdered wigs went out of style ages ago, mon petit!

Carriage or horseback?

Horseback. Alas, the late Comte had to sell the carriage to pay debts.

Thanks for helping us get to know your heroine!

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Award winning and USA Today bestselling author Alina K Field earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and German literature, but prefers the much happier world of romance fiction. Though her roots are in the Midwestern U.S., after six very, very, very cold years in Chicago, she moved to Southern California, where she shares a midcentury home with her husband and a spunky, blond rescued terrier. She is the author of several Regency romances, including the 2014 Book Buyer’s Best winner, Rosalyn’s Ring. Though hard at work on her next series of romantic adventures, she loves to hear from readers!
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