There’s no doubt about it; E.L. James caused a literary awakening with her steamy Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. And now, the highly successful author is back with a salacious new novel that is sure to get tongues wagging and blood pressures rising. And the best bit? It’s got a royal connection! The Mister, the brand-new novel from the Fifty Shades author, is said to be based on the lives of royals, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and offers royal fans a fictional imagining of the love that blossomed between the popular royal couple. If you love the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, this is sure to pique your interest!

But, book worms better be prepared to get a little hot under the collar — this novel isn’t for the faint-hearted! Described as a contemporary romance novel, The Mister is set in London, Cornwall and Eastern Europe and tells the story of aristocratic young Englishman, Maxim Trevelyan, and the mysterious and beautiful Alessia Demachi, who has a dangerous and troublesome past.

E.L. James has been recognised as one of Time magazine’s ‘Most Influential People in the World’ for her previous Fifty Shades of Grey series, which won numerous awards and was turned into films as well. The author says this new novel is ‘a Cinderella story for the twenty-first century’ and promises readers will be swept away by Maxim and Alessia’s thrilling and sensual story.

Passionate, romantic, and suspenseful, James’ characters are warm, vulnerable and realistic enough for reader’s to be completely immersed in their journey. The Mister also touches upon topics that are relevant in today’s society, making it a must-read for anyone looking for a real page turner.

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