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Once a Virgin

A Novella by

Jane Dougherty is ready to be swept off her feet and spirited away to a palatial mansion where the man of her dreams deflowers her with sweet words and knowing hands. Unfortunately, real life in no way resembles the romance novels she adores. What’s even worse is that when she celebrates her birthday on Valentine’s Day, she’ll officially be a thirty-year-old, plain Jane virgin. But even in her darkest, loneliest, horniest hour, she can’t bring herself to settle for any of negligible…er…eligible bachelors in her small town.

Tired of his family’s constant demands and the paparazzi’s endless pursuit, Italian millionaire Rocco Berlucci rents himself a subcompact electric car for a few days of anonymity. When he runs out of juice in Virginville, Pennsylvania, on Valentine’s Day, the friendly locals invite him to the annual Stupid Cupid Masquerade Ball. The evening unfolds like a campy fairy tale, with a beautiful stranger who first loses her shoe and then awakens with his kiss.

Jane and Rocco discover one night can change everything, especially with a little help from Stupid Cupid.


Stupid Cupid strikes again in a collection of opposites attract, steamy-sweet, Valentine’s Day love stories from your favorite romance authors. Join Barbra Campbell, Fern Fraser, MK Moore, Kat Baxter, Willow Sanders, Amy Pennza, and EmKay Connor in the real-life town of Virginville, Pennsylvania, and see how Cupid’s couples go from OH NO to OH YEAH!

This series is brought to you by “The Pearl Clutchers Collective.”

Genre: Romance

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