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    Jane Higgenbothem is a disgraced woman. During her first season, she used her artistic ability to create a nude sculpture of her crush, Lord Blackburn, and jealous debutante reveals the artwork to all the Ton. Desperate to explain, she goes to Lord Blackburn's alone, only they end up in a compromising situation which was viewed by a few members of society. Jane leaves London in shame, not to return until eleven years later to chaperone her niece into society.
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   Quint, Lord Blackburn, cannot believe Jane has returned all dowdy and dressed as a chaperone. He decides pretending to court her will be the perfect ruse to learn of the french spies that have infultrated the ton. As the couple grows closer, Jane finds that her feelings for Quint have grown into love. Quint cannot seem to keeps his hands off Jane, and in an ironic twist, the couple once again are found in a compromising situation.
   Quint and Jane marry after this incident, but the couple must realize their feelings for each other is truly love. In addition to their emotional angst, the French spies that Quint has hunted have decided to hunt him and Jane.
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Jane Higgenbotthom returns to London to chaperone her sister Adorna during the younger girl's debut. Ransom Quincy, her old beau, suspects her of spying for the French and he decides to get her to confess and then he can even up an old score with her.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   Regency era Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   forced to marry because they were caught doing it If one lover chases another...    -   he chases after her

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King    -   government investigator Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   arrogant    -   blissful Unusual characteristics?    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist    -   servant Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   a better lover    -   blissful Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   90%    -   nearly 100% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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