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Jamie Riley, innocent young historian, comes to London to tutor the sons of the Earl of St. Joseph...only to find that the man who hired him has died with his family in an accident. Stephen Clair, the current Earl, who is a rakish and notorious lover of men, takes Jamie on as his personal secretary.

Spurred on by matchmaking servants who think Jamie might settle Stephen down, the two find themselves increasingly attracted to each other. But Jamie has good reason for not wanting to be seduced: his own mother had been used and discarded by a nobleman, and it would shame him to follow in her footsteps.

Watching with interest is Stephen's paid companion, Julian, a gorgeous but just past his prime actor who doesn't want to lose his cushy position to the young Jamie.

Jamie, overcome by his feelings for Stephen, allows himself to be seduced while he still thinks he's nothing but a plaything to the other man, then flees Stephen's home for the streets of London.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   19th century Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   two guys doing it Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Taboo sex story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scholar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   two guys doing it Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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