Dark Prelude by Andrea Parnell
Series: Dark Splendor.
Approx. 15,260 words.
Published on June 22, 2011 by
A chance encounter offers lovely young Silvia Bradstreet an escape from her miserable life in London. The Eastwind sails for the American colonies in two weeks. If Silvia chooses to accept the offer of a mysterious benefactor, she must be ready to risk her life for a chance at freedom.
A novella-length prequel to the sexy Gothic romance novel Dark Splendor. Siliva's dark fate starts here.