ADELAIDE is a sequel to ROSETTE
"For-forgive me your Highness. I thought you were alone- I thought-". He looked towards Adelaide who had turned red with embarrassment and gulped. "I did not know your brother's betrothed was here, I will just leave and come back to clean up later". He turned to leave.
Maxwell was on his feet in an instant not caring that he was naked. He grabbed the door just before it shut, catching his servant boy by the neck and pulling him back into his chamber. He shut the door behind him and shoved the boy against the cold wall.
Ronan shivered under his cold stare. He could not look away because Maxwell held his jaw up to meet his eyes, digging his fingers into it.
"Should anyone, anyone hear of this, you are dead man. Is that understood?".