From chapter three...
Gertrude knew the duchess felt no love for her. A glass of wine and a loose floorboard at a well-known Society matron’s rout was all it took to alienate the grand dame. Why the hostess had chosen to go against tradition and serve wine at a rout was beyond Gertrude’s understanding. It was as if the woman wanted something outrageous like that to happen. Gertrude’s silly mistake had made all the scandal sheets, the cartoonists having a grand time lampooning her and the icy duchess in their drawings. The Duchess of Chatterton would surely never forgive her for such humiliation.
Gertrude’s gaze slid to Chatterton. She’d managed to humiliate him in quite the worst way yet he’d not avoided her, even going so far as to offer to escort her mother and her to Almack’s. Why did he not run from her the way everyone else did?
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