By Charles, K J

A primary booklet of the Society of gents sequence, a Regency m/m romance trilogy that includes radical politics, severe waistcoats, kink, conspiracy, category divide, occasional homicide and loads of gin. during this, younger radical Harry Vane is whisked out of poverty to be changed into a gentleman, with the reluctant reduction of dandy Julius Norreys. yet issues don’t pass completely to plan...

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You don’t deserve your valet. ” “If you make an attempt on my valet, I shall call you out,” Richard informed him. ” Julius glanced down at his chest with some satisfaction. His waistcoat, in satin of a delicate pink hue shot with apricot streaks and embroidered with silver thread, was a masterpiece. It flattered his slim build, its dawn shades complemented his pale blond hair delightfully, and best of all, it caused almost physical distress to his friends. ” Dominic asked. “Harry, I mean. ” “Nervous as a cat.

He could bear a great deal for an allowance and an inheritance. “If you prove satisfactory,” Gideon had warned. “I had a radical son. ” “I’m not,” Harry had assured him. ” He searched for words that would appeal to the old man. ” The family line stretched back to a knight of the Conqueror, Gideon had informed him, and then listed almost every Vane between that medieval gentleman and Harry himself. ” He spoke nothing but truth. He had met two of his relatives now, Lord Richard, who was in fact a cousin twice removed, and pretty Miss Verona Vane, who flitted around Gideon’s house like a spectre of mourning in unrelieved black.

I’ve no idea. Unless— You don’t think it’s the warrant, do you, Silas? ” That had been preying on his mind since the lawyer had first come. Evidently it had occurred to Silas too because he was shaking his head as Harry spoke. “They’d send bluecoats or red for you then. No, that’s not it. ” He considered Harry for a moment then made a face, dismissing the possibility in a rather unflattering manner. ” Harry threw his hands up helplessly. “None in the world. For all I know there is something to my advantage out there.

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