Under the Harvest Moon
A Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection
As the village of Reabridge in Cheshire prepares for the first Harvest Festival following Waterloo, families are overjoyed to welcome back their loved ones from the war.
But excitement quickly turns to mystery when mere weeks before the festival, an orphaned child turns up in the town—a toddler born near Toulouse to an English mother who left clues that tie her to Reabridge.
With two prominent families feuding for generations and the central event of the Harvest Moon festival looming, tensions rise, and secrets begin to surface.
Nine award winning and bestselling authors have combined their talents to create this engaging and enchanting collection of interrelated tales. Under the Harvest Moon promises an unforgettable read for fans of Regency romance.
Moonlight Wishes and Midnight Kisses by Collette Cameron
A scarred veteran with no future, Courtland Marlow-Westbrook wants to be left alone. Scottish heiress Avery Levingtone never stopped loving him and is determined to win his love again. Will these former sweethearts find happiness together, or will the wounds of the past keep them apart?
The Morning Light by Caroline Warfield
Adam Wagner is meant to save lives, not take them. He is haunted by Waterloo. The horror of it keeps him from those he loves. Meg Barlow doesn’t understand how Adam could turn his back on her so thoroughly, but she isn’t about to let him get away with it.
A Harvest Blessing by Rue Allyn
All the battles are over, or are they? When Captain Thom Owen is forced into a false engagement, he must escort his pseudo-fiancée home to meet his father. Can an English vicar’s son and a French Comte’s daughter find love despite their differences?
Coming Home by Mary Lancaster
Old memories, new love
Home from Waterloo, Captain David Buckley contemplates settling down near his home town of Reabridge—only it is full of painful memories. The mysterious Lady Lorna falls literally into his arms, and he begin to understand the true meaning of love and home.
Under the Champagne Moon by Alina K Field
Fleur Hardouin’s heart longs for Captain Gareth Ardleigh, but she needs an advantageous marriage.
Gareth has promised to find Fleur—on behalf of another man.
Now he must choose between honoring a promise and trying to win the hand of the woman he loves.
A Quiet Heart by Elizabeth Ellen Carter
Widowed at Waterloo, where she also nursed the wounded, Veronica Petersham promised a dying man to bring his effects to a family in Reabridge. She falls ill just short of her goal, in the milking shed of kind and stoic Martin Bromelton.
Perhaps there is hope for the future after all and the opportunity to find love once more.
A Love Beyond Time by Sherry Ewing
Eight years ago, Hannah Pownall had her heart broken by a young lord.
Captain Brandon Worthington returns to the town of Reabridge to recover from the war and finds the girl he once loved still unwed. Can love at first sight be reborn after heartbreak, proving a second chance is all you need?
The Widow’s Harvest Hope by Cerise DeLand
The new Earl Barlow returns home from Waterloo, intending to live by his own rules. The woman he loved and lost years ago visits for the Harvest festival—and he plans to offer Vicky Wright what they both want. Can a lady who has lived by the rules throw them all away to seize her last chance for happiness?
Love In Its Season by Jude Knight
The Battle of Waterloo lost Jack Wrath the use of one arm and ended his career in the cavalry. He has no place to go and nothing to offer. Gwen Hughes has a business to run and no time for romance. Under the harvest moon, two people who believe romance has passed them finally reach their season for love.
See what Readers are Saying
★★★★★ “What happens when you bring nine talented authors together to write about one event? A collection of stories that will make you sigh!” ~ Lori Dykes
★★★★★ “I thoroughly enjoyed all of the novellas in this collection so much it is hard to pick a favorite! Each story is emotional, romantic, and extremely well written. In terms of heat, the anthology is low steam. What makes this anthology extra special is how connected each story is to the other…an amazing feat considering each novella is written by a different author.” ~ Shannon
★★★★★ “I very much enjoyed this charming collection of stories. Each one intersects with the others in some way and, as you read each one, you solve the mystery of the abandoned toddler, along with the secret of the feud between the leading families of the town.” ~ Merrie
★★★★★ “A Regency romance anthology set in autumn is as cozy as pumpkin spice. In a small village, everyone is preparing for the harvest festival while welcoming back the soldiers who fought at Waterloo. Each story is a standalone, yet they overlap with the other stories. These nine authors are award-winning, top-rated, and truly remarkable. Many of these authors are my favorites. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this anthology.” ~ N. N. Light
★★★★★ “I loved how the nine authors wove the couples and their families throughout their stories. This added a wonderful continuity and cohesiveness to the stories. The underlying mystery regarding baby Sam was handled well between the multiple authors.” ~ Terrie
★★★★★ “This is an amazing collection of stories which I really enjoyed reading. Under the Harvest Moon: A Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection is a great set of stories written by nine different authors. All of the stories are about a village called Reabridge in Cheshire which is a close knit community. I was impressed with how each author incorporated the same storyline as well as the characters in their story” ~ Nancy
★★★★★ “These authors have done a wonderful job of intertwining these tales, making sure that they coordinate and the details are consistent. My heart was immediately engaged and I found myself invested in the characters, hoping that their pain would ease and happiness would take hold. This is a creative, heartfelt collection with realistic characters, emotional turmoil and very happy endings.” ~ Jcb
★★★★★ “I loved that the characters crossed over into the other stories in the box set, which fleshed out the lives of the characters, from the broken doctor to the vicar who discovers new hope. Each book can be read in an evening and is a standalone, but ultimately they all bring hope, healing, and restoration to the people living in Reabridge.” ~ Margaret Watkins
★★★★★ “This is a wonderful inter-connecting collection of stories. You live in the heart and minds of the towns folk and see how the war against Napoleon affected them. Some stories overlap, so you can see how the individual stories came to be.” ~ Mary Willard
★★★★★ “Burning bridges burt! This insanely talented, artistic and imaginative group of authors deliver with this incredibly thrilling collection. Serving up some fervent facts, tantalizing lessons and ruthless decisions, holding you from start to finish, skyrocketing this jewel to unbelievable heights. Surprising events and unexpected occurrences descend in a flurry of clever perceptions and cunning stealth, attentive the dramatic twists and wicked turns unfolding. Secrets are exposed, revelations unearthed and promises pledged, catapulting each gem to life spectacularly. Every story is extremely thrilling with gripping intrigue, dramatic twists and electrifying suspense, each different and unique, with all the vivacity and fervor, testing our characters in ways they could have never imagined, wrapping this little blockbuster up sleek, shiny and tight. The characters, banter, dialogue, interactions and charged atmosphere along with relatable qualities and individual traits, blend and flow, adding depth and diversity, transforming into outstanding personalities. The scenes are vividly colorful with abundant details and graphic descriptions creating a majestic backdrop so rich and lively it feels as though you’re part of the tales instead of on the sidelines. Amazing job guys, thanks for sharing this amazing thrill with us.” ~ Kaye (Please Don’t Plagiarize My Reviews)