Lord Oden Lawson and Inez McGuire undeniable attraction which goes against societies strict code of ethics.
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Travel with Oden Lawson last heir of the Lawson family bloodline. When Oden loses both of his parents to the plague it leaves Oden devastated, not to mention the deception of his current betroth Rosaline. Oden turned his back on high society until his lifelong friend Caspian Monroe shows up at Lawson Castle. Caspian convinces Oden to return to London and seek out a wife. The problem is Oden has taken interest in Inez a mere chambermaid in his employ. Inez is a beautiful young woman that loves Oden unconditionally. Oden refuse to accept his undeniable attraction for Inez because society will never condone such a match. Will Oden succumb to the intensity of desire and continue taking Inez to his bed during the late night hours?
In the Seventeenth century, a noblemanís daughter named Irena Nosova was tired of her fatherís dictatorship; she rebels against a prearranged marriage. Irena was in love with a German Lord named Yule Lawson, who was more than your run of the mill nobility. Yule is a wealthy landowner, and has only one downside in society he was not pure in breeding his mother Nicolette was born of African descent, and traded into service. Yules mother spent many nights in her lordships bedchambers producing an heir.
The earl Arthur Stewart Lawson would not hear of disposing of the child and does the unspeakable, and marries his mistress becoming an outcast in society. Yule received the finest education money could buy. He attends only the top-notch schools, and introduced into society at the age of fifteen. Life for Yule was much easier with his fatherís backing. In 1787 Yule turns twenty-one enlists into Catherine the Greats army.
He was a killing machine on the battlefield no man would dare face him, unless forced. In 1792, five years later Yule returns from the war a decorated soldier with high honors, and society ignores his breeding. Yule never married his first love Irena Nosova, but a young woman named Anastasia Mellon. Eight years later their union produced one son named Oden Lionel Lawson. Yule and wife Anastasia leave Bremen Germany to live in peace in Liverpool England.
Yule used his wealth to purchase lands in Liverpool and London, he and wife Anastasia are welcome into the Le bon ton also known as high society (Ton), becoming one of the favorite couples among many. He uses his wits and influence to support the King in war ventures receiving even more titles to land. Yule took advantage of his wealth and builds homes for tenants, and provides them with jobs working his lands. It was a life of privilege for the Lawson family, and his son Oden receives a strict upbringing as Earl of Lawson Castle.
His daily routine consists of fencing, reading literatures from Aristotle, and other scholars. He attends Military school, fluent in Russian, English, French and Danish. His mind was a sponge absorbing information at an accelerated pace. At Twenty seven Oden had travel the world spending time in Italy and France, Oden is a skilled artist by trade, and his paintings praised for capturing the soul of his subjects.