Episode from A Spoof Gothic Regency Romance: The Proposal

  The Dastardly Duke approaches the Spirited Heroine as she walks in the castle grounds with her charges. SH: Ho Hum! He’s got no shirt on. This means a passionate scene. This is the cover. DD: Run and play, youngsters. SH: Well, at least he doesn’t call them brats any more. First Charge: I hope … Continue reading Episode from A Spoof Gothic Regency Romance: The Proposal

More of the Dastardly Duke and the Spirited Heroine

Scene: The Dastardly Duke and the Spirited Heroine (in the role of governess) now take dinner together, in the great hall of his castle somewhere on the Yorkshire Moors. The great hall is, of course, full of sinister shadows cast by the flickering candles.  The Spirited Heroine does not, of course, occupy the chair at … Continue reading More of the Dastardly Duke and the Spirited Heroine