Fifty Shades author E. L James has released a new book about the royals

Here's what we know...

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Here's what we know...

Words by Maisie Bovingdon

E. L. James has released a new book after the success of the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, and it is tipped to be the must read of the year.

Her new romantic fiction novel The Mister is reportedly based on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are set to welcome their royal baby any day now.

However, Erika has not confirmed the rumours.

Speaking on Today about her latest projectthe author said: 'This is still steamy but in a more conventional way. I fell in love with [the new characters], and I hope other people fall in love with them.'

The text is set in contemporary London, and based on privileged Maxim Trevelyan.

The protagonist never wants for anything - women nor money - but suddenly a tragedy hits and he inherits his family's noble title, and with that comes more wealth, lavish estates, but extra responsibilities too, which he is not quite ready to take on.

As he battles with the new title, he meets a woman, Alessia Demachi, who has a very problematic history of her own.

The synopsis reads: 'From the heart of London through wild, rural Cornwall to the bleak, forbidding beauty of the Balkans, The Mister is a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire that leaves the reader breathless to the very last page.'

Well, this just got added to our summer reading lists.

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