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By Charles, K J

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

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I am delighted to hear it,” Julius said. ” Chapter 3 Harry stood in the middle of a comfortably appointed drawing room, feet carefully placed, swept a hand before him, and made his bow. “Appalling,” Julius said. ” “You bend like a wooden soldier with a hinge in the middle. Grace, Harry, grace. A movement of the hand, the shoulders, the leg—” Julius demonstrated. “Consider it a flow. A ripple, even, of movement down, along, and out. ” “I’ve been bowing for half an hour by the clock,” Harry protested.

Richard, usually an abstemious man, was on his third glass of brandy. ” Dominic Frey spoke from the fireside chair opposite Julius, eyes shut, face lined with tiredness. Silver was beginning to thread the black curls over his temples, and he lolled with the half-empty glass in his hand tilted at a careless angle. “I might have ordered your cousin’s arrest at any day. ” Dominic worked in the Home Office trying to keep seditionists under control, lest they set the country aflame. Julius admired his industry, from a distance, but had the least possible interest in subversive booksellers.

First names. ” “Yes, you are,” Mr. Norreys agreed. “And I am Julius. ” “Without stuttering. You are permitted to speak. ” He obviously noticed Harry’s alarm. “You need not fear being wrong. ” Mr. Norreys’s—Julius’s—unreadable eyes met his in the mirror. Harry stared into the glass, seeing the trepidation on his own face, and something in the exquisite’s expression shifted. “I do not, in fact, bite. And I will teach you how to appear and act as a gentleman, if you are prepared to work. ” Harry looked at Cyprian’s clever hands, moving swiftly around his head, at his own toil-hardened fingers, and then up at Julius’s immaculate, delicate, useless chicken-skin gloves.

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