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Beautiful Diana Lindsay was the newest most sought after courtesan in Regency London. When Diana meets handsome brooding Gervase, Viscount St. Aubyn, she knows he is the only man she would consider as her protector. Gervase does not recognize her and she has a score to settle with him.
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Diana is like no other mistress Gervase had ever known and he feels possessive enough to intrude on her private life, getting to know her young son. But Gervase cannot offer Diana marriage. He has a wife, Mary Hamilton, who he abandoned after their wedding night. He does not know that his wife's full name is Mary Diana Lindsay Hamilton.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   the father of the child

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   blissful

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   prostitute Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   80% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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