Guilty of an indiscretion? Time to marry a werewolf.
The monsters left Faith ruined in the eyes of society, so now they're her only option. Rejected by her family, Faith crosses the Atlantic, looking for a marriage of convenience and revenge.
But things are done differently in London. Werewolves are civilized. At least they pretend to be.
Backward heathens with no culture, Major Channing has never had time for any of them. But there's something special about Faith. Channing finds himself fighting to prove himself and defend his species. But this werewolf has good reason not to trust human women.
Even if they learn to love, can either of them forgive?
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Parasol Protectorate series comes a stand alone romance set in the same universe. Look out for appearances from favorite characters and the serious consequences of unwarranted geology.
A Note On Chronology
The Claw & Courtship novellas can be read in any order. This book can be enjoyed without having read any of Gail's other works.
Set in the spring of 1895 this story occurs after events chronicled in Romancing the Werewolf and Competence. Channing is first introduced to readers in Changeless. He appears throughout the Parasol Protectorate series and briefly in Romancing the Inventor.
About the Author
Gail Carriger has multiple NYT bestsellers and over a million books in print in dozens of different languages. She writes steampunk comedies of manners, urban fantasy, science fiction, and young adult books. She is best known for the Parasol Protectorate and Finishing School series. She was once an archaeologist and is fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea.
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