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, classification divide, occasional homicide and loads of gin. during this, younger radical Harry Vane is whisked out of poverty to be become a gentleman, with the reluctant reduction of dandy Julius Norreys. yet issues don’t pass totally to plan...
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And a great deal less critical of Harry’s abilities. They rode through the green lanes, changing pace frequently, as they conversed. Speech was an exercise at which Harry excelled. During childhood, he had picked up the trick of altering his voice to mimic others’ cadence and tenor, and his father had been well-spoken at home, for all the roughness he’d affected in public. It was easy enough to copy Julius’s tone and timbre, and the little clicks of his tongue that indicated slips were already far less frequent.
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. His back hurt. “I’ve been bowing since I could stand.
It is vital that they understand you are one of them. Their curiosity will then be directed away from what you were and toward what you do. ” “I’m to marry, Gideon says,” Harry had offered cautiously. ” “Ah, well. ” Harry had found that a little surprising. From all he’d heard and read, the dandy set were notorious womanizers, dangerously seductive with their exquisite clothing and flattering ways. Julius had not said a great deal that was flattering in Harry’s presence to date, but there was no doubting the cleverness of his ready tongue, and surely his looks would snare any heart he desired.