Catherine’s Campaign; or, the Booby Trap

Update: This story has been withdrawn from publication, and republished as Catherine’s Conquest.

Twenty-year-old Catherine Marchmont has lured Robert Taylor into marriage. He is American, exceedingly wealthy, and, despite being in his 40s, inexperienced with women. But she, while young and beautiful, is also a calculating, demanding bitch of a woman. For as long as she can remember, she has planned to marry a man whom she can control completely. And now, here he is. Since Robert is infatuated with her, he has always submitted to her whims and demands… believing that, once they were married, he would be able to assert himself more. How wrong this proves to be is proved on their very first night as a married couple…