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Mills & Boon uses stately homes in new raunchy 'histories'

5th May 2010

Publisher Mills & Boon has begun using some of the UK's most recognised stately homes as a backdrop to its latest series of steamy novels.

The first book to offer an 'insight' into the fictional history behind the national treasures focuses on the National Trust's Ham House, which is found on the banks of the River Thames in Richmond.

Scandalous Innocent by Juliet Landon, which will be published in the UK this Friday (May 7th), will be followed by a series of raunchy novels from Mills & Boon that will incorporate icons of English heritage.

It tells the story of real-life Ham House residents the Duke and Duchess of Lauderdale, whose lives are rocked by the arrival of the fictional Phoebe.

'[Sex scenes] were easy to work into a place like Ham House, [which is] full of nooks and crannies and private places, and public places for quarrels,' Landon told the Guardian.

Last year, Mills & Boon readers voted Charlotte Bronte's Mr Rochester the most romantic character in literature.

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