The Mistaken Wife

The Mistaken Wife

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Autumn, 1797. Reluctant heiress and spirited adventurer Mary Frith has grown tired of her peaceful life in Suffolk. So when she is approached once again by mysterious spymaster Cuthbert Shy, and offered a dangerous but exciting mission to Paris, she finds the possibility for adventure impossible to resist. The plan is so secret that she cannot tell anyone about it - not even Captain Holland, with whom she is now engaged to be married. Travelling as the 'wife' of an American artist living in Paris, she falls immediately under suspicion when her supposed husband does not meet her at the docks. And when she runs into an old nemesis, she soon realises she has made a terrible mistake. What had seemed like an exciting adventure has turned into a far more deadly plot - one that could destroy everything and everyone that Mary holds dear...
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  • Electronic book text
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 0748112928
  • 9780748112920

About Rose Melikan

Rose Melikan has been a Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge since 1993. She lives in Cambridge with her husband, Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser.
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