By Anna Elliott
What if the fellow you liked used to be a smuggler--or a spy?
Jobless and approximately destitute, Susanna Ward intends in simple terms to discover paintings as a governess. She definitely has no goal of contacting her family members, who do away with her father and scorned her mom years in the past. yet an opportunity come across with a determine from her earlier means that her estranged grandfather used to be murdered, and that his demise was once hooked up to an area ring of smugglers, led by means of a mysterious determine who calls himself Captain Clark.
When Captain Clark himself appears to be like at her door, wounded and wanting her support, Susanna needs to make a decision the place her real loyalties lie. and she or he also needs to realize the reality of her grandfather's dying. in a different way the fellow she is speedily falling in love with might be hanged for treason and murder.
Susanna and the undercover agent is a comfy secret, acceptable for every age. it really is nearly 70,000 phrases in size.
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Try not to elaborate on my wicked exploits for Lady Haversham. ” With a wink at Christabel, he left. As soon as they heard his footsteps descending the stairs, Lady Draker muttered an unladylike oath. “That man is up to no good. We wouldn’t blame you if you shot at him again,” she told Christabel. “I can’t,” Christabel said woefully as she held up her reticule. ” Lady Draker stared at her blankly. ” “Of course. ” Lady Draker burst into laughter. ” “Perfect,” Lady Iversley agreed. ” “He doesn’t stand a chance,” Lady Draker told her friend.
And one more thing, Christabel. ” Chapter Three A mistress must gain as much as she can from any liaison, for who knows how long her charms will last? —Anonymous,Memoirs of a Mistress Don’t wear black tomorrow. Right. Christabel surveyed the contents of her armoire with a sigh. Black muslin with lace trim, black dimity with braid trim, black fustian with pearl buttons. Even her riding habits were black. A truly dismal selection. “I told you, milady,” said Rosa, her Gibraltan lady’s maid, “we dyedall your gowns black.
Lady Iversley shook her head. ’ His Highness’s public refusal to acknowledge Byrne as his son and those nasty rumors he spread about Byrne’s poor mother practically ensured that the man would never gain any advantage fromthat. ” “Now, Katherine—” Lady Draker began. “It’s true, Regina, and you know it,” Lady Iversley said. “The prince may be a friend of your family’s, but he treated Byrne and his mother very wrongly. ” Christabel said, horrified at the very idea. If His Highness had treated him so ill, why was he willing to help her?
Susanna and the Spy by Anna Elliott