Because why not?
"Tender Wings of Desire" tells the story of "rebellious Lady Madeline Parker," who falls for Harland Sanders, "a handsome sailor with a mysterious past." It's set in Victorian England and is 96 pages long.
For now, you can get a free electronic copy of the steamy read on Amazon.
KFC says its sales spike by about 40% every Mother's Day, making it the company's best-selling day of the year. It sells 6.5 million pieces of chicken to 380,000 families on the holiday.
Give Mom her true heart’s desire this Mother’s Day—a family meal and a romance novel featuring Colonel Sanders. pic.twitter.com/WHJNL9kRqn— KFC (@kfc) May 4, 2017
The novella is part of the marketing campaign for KFC's $20 Fill Up meal. The company says it feeds the whole family, "so Mom gets the night off to sit back, relax and be whisked away to a faraway fantasy."
"Tender Wings of Desire" already has three five-star reviews on Amazon. "Fowlest book of 2017," wrote one satisified reader. KFC did not respond to a request for the author's name.
KFC has been creative in promoting new meals and sandwiches, most recently tapping Rob Lowe to play the colonel and announce its new Zinger sandwich.
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