A Historical Regency Romance Novel
She chose to be the chess player instead of the chess piece.
Lord Tristian lives a quiet life, usually distant from other people, and prefers enjoying his books. His heart beats fast for Lady Evelyn, but her rejection is his greatest fear. His opportunity might come when Lord Campbell invites him to a ball.
Lady Evelyn and her family are also invited to the ball, where she reunites with Lord Edmond, the man who had asked for her hand in a wedding before he went on a long expedition, financed partly by her late father, the Duke of Norfolk. But Lord Edmond denies the truth about his promise to marry her, embarrassing her in front of the Ton.
Looking for justice, she decides to challenge him in a chess match at the next event Lord Campbell will be holding, knowing that the Campbells have a great love for that sport.
Although Lady Evelyn is a natural talent at chess, she hasn’t played in a while. She needs a mentor. And that will be no other than Lord Tristan. However, as the time for the match keeps coming closer, she discovers that maybe Tristan is becoming more than just a mentor to her. And Lord Tristan realizes that he has to make a move outside the chessboard for once!
About the Author: Alice Acker
Alice was born in the northern city of Manchester, England, but her family moved to United States when she was just 3 years old! She decided to move to Detroit, Michigan, for her studies at the University of Michigan as a student on English Language and Literature.
Now she lives in Michigan having her degree and doing what she loves most… Writing Novels!
Her love lies in the era of Regency and her passion is to share her knowledge of this period with many readers in her newsletter.
When she wants to relax… a walk in the park is good for clearing up your mind!
see more at AliceAcker.com
Alice has written a compelling story set mostly in Bristol.
Evelyn and Tristan, friends from childhood, began to foster greater attachment during her chess tutoring.
Follow the sordid story of how a Lord easily destroyed her reputation (and others) but she fought her way to achieving revenge, by asking Tristan to tutor her in chess to meet her challenge with the cruel Lord.
The Lord, The Lady, and the Chess Board
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- ASIN : B0BGKQH1NH
- Published : September 26, 2022
- Language : English
- Paperback : 220 pages
- ISBN-13 : 979-8352177747