Man of War – Excerpt No. 261

The idea of a kiss forced him to turn away from her to adjust his trousers. However, it also conjured up memories of Émilie and how she manipulated him for her benefit… Was that why they offered me free drinks?

“What do you get if you win?”

Susanna’s face was neutral, and Marc could not peer through her mask. It was both impressive and thoroughly unnerving to see someone so skilled at concealing their thoughts.

“I get to choose,” Susanna said.

“Choose what?” Marc asked with a raised brow. “Lips? Cheeks—”



Italian courtesan and French lord kissing. Setting and clothing appropriate for the 16th century Venice parlour

Disclaimer: This excerpt from Man of War is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth.


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