Like None Other by Caroline Linden
Approx. 10,510 words.
Published on April 13, 2011.
Lady Emma Bowen loves her snug little house in London. Captain Phineas Quentin hates his—except that it's near hers. Because he feels ever so much more than neighborly toward the pretty widow next door.
This short story originally appeared in the Mammoth Book of Regency Romance.