Kate McKinnon is 36 and mother to five-year-old Toby. She used to be a restaurant chef but that all stopped when Toby came along. Now she has a thriving business catering for private clients, companies and some government departments. Her life is on an even keel. That is, until she gets a job cooking lunch at the Foreign Office and meets Oliver Stapler, Secretary of State. He’s totally out of bounds, yet she falls for him. When someone alerts the gutter press, who cares whether Katie’s affair with Oliver is true or not? It’s a great story and will shift a ton of newspapers – and destroy several lives at the same time.
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Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
In a time of looming war, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World? Can Lord Derby endure public mockery of his long, unconsummated courtship of the actress? Will Anne Damer, a sculptor and rumored Sapphist, be the cause of Eliza's fall from grace?