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The Hour of Passion

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On a side street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, beneath an ordinary-looking flower shop, is a modern-day speakeasy that only those who have a password can get into: Under the Roses. It’s an exclusive spot where the fashionable are served more than cocktails. Enter a world of elegance and debauchery; sexy burlesque dancers; wild jazz musicians; tattooed bartenders; and a mysterious owner who monitors everything that happens. Under the Roses is always alive with seduction and entertainment of every kind.

A very special night at the club has everyone re-creating an old game: a dance, where participants are encouraged to change partners, and could end up paired with anyone. As Olivia and her friends get pulled into the wild rhythm of the game, who will end up kissing who?

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