Her Royal Spyness
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Her Royal Spyness

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THE FIRST ROYAL SPYNESS MYSTERY! The New York Times bestselling author of the Molly Murphy and Constable Evan Evans mysteries turns her attentions to "a feisty new heroine to delight a legion of Anglophile readers."* London, 1932. Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the English throne, is flat broke. She's bolted Scotland, her greedy brother, and her fish-faced betrothed. London is a place where she'll experience freedom, learn life lessons aplenty, do a bit of spying for HRH--oh, and find a dead Frenchman in her tub. Now her new job is to clear her long family name...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 27.94mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0425222527
  • 9780425222522
  • 42,489

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"An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors."--*New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear "The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts."--New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie "Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Georgie's high spirits and the author's frothy prose are utterly captivating."--The Denver Post "A smashing romp."--Booklist (starred review) An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors. *New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts. New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Georgie s high spirits and the author s frothy prose are utterly captivating. The Denver Post A smashing romp. Booklist (starred review)" Praise for the Royal Spyness Mysteries Wonderful characters...A delight. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors. *New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear Brilliant...This is so much more than a murder mystery. It s part love story, part social commentary, part fun and part downright terrifying. And completely riveting. #1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts. New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Georgie s high spirits and the author s frothy prose are utterly captivating. The Denver Post A smashing romp. Booklist (starred review)" Praise for the Royal Spyness Mysteries Wonderful characters A delight. Charlaine Harris Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased. "Publishers Weekly "(starred review) Georgie s high spirits and the author s frothy prose are utterly captivating. "The Denver Post" The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts. Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author of "The Sound of Broken Glass" A smashing romp. "Booklist" (starred review)"show more

About Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen, a New York Times bestselling author, has been nominated for every major award in mystery writing, including the Edgar(R), and has won many, including both the Agatha and Anthony awards. She is the author of the Royal Spyness Mysteries, set in 1930s London, the Molly Murphy Mysteries, set in turn-of-the-century New York, and the Constable Evans Mysteries, set in Wales. She was born in England and now divides her time between Northern California and Arizona.show more

Review Text

"An insightful blend of old-fashioned whodunnit, clever satire and drawing room comedy of errors."- New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear "The perfect fix between seasons for Downton Abbey addicts."-New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie "Fans of P.G. Wodehouse looking for laughs mingled with some amateur sleuthing will be quite pleased."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Georgie's high spirits and the author's frothy prose are utterly captivating."-The Denver Post "A smashing romp."-Booklist (starred review)show more

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19,759 ratings
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