A Spy in the House (The Agency #1)
Publish date: April 6th 2009
Publisher: Walker Books
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: The Agency (#1)
I don't think I'd have read this if it hadn't been for my local public library's very limited Overdrive e-book holdings. I decided I wanted to read a mystery, and this was one of the few mysteries immediately available for checkout that looked interesting to me. On to the story. At the age of 12, M...
I quite enjoyed this story of a young woman who is investigating smuggling for a secret agency who work from her school. She finds herself entangled with a man who she's not sure she should trust but wants to and where her past comes to haunt her. I enjoyed the read, Mary is a great character and ...
I like the basic concept of The Agency. A group of female spies in Victorian England! It sounds fabulous. A woman posing as a servant, a governess, for example, or a lady's maid or companion, could overhear and quietly collect a lot of things. So I came in ready to love this series.Unfortunately, Ma...
I purchased this book for my mother and ended up intrigued. I enjoyed the Victorian setting, the everyday characters,and the plot. This book reminded me of Karen Hall's Victorians. It's a quick, light read, and the interaction between the characters is fun. Mary is plunky, James is staid and togethe...
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