Her Royal Spyness (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries #1)
INTRODUCING ?A FEISTY NEW HEROINE? (JACQUELINE WINSPEAR) who?s thirty-fourth in line for the throne?and flat broke. From the Agatha Award-winning author of the Molly Murphy and Constable Evan Evans mysteries! Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the throne, is flat broke.... show more
INTRODUCING ?A FEISTY NEW HEROINE? (JACQUELINE WINSPEAR) who?s thirty-fourth in line for the throne?and flat broke. From the Agatha Award-winning author of the Molly Murphy and Constable Evan Evans mysteries! Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the throne, is flat broke. She?s bolted Scotland, her greedy brother, and her fish-faced betrothed for London. The 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.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 1st 2008
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
Series: Her Royal Spyness Mysteries (#1)
Georgie, aka Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, cousin of King George V of England, is penniless and trying to survive on her own as an ordinary person in London in 1932.So far she has managed to light a fire and boil an egg... She's gate-crashed a wedding... She's making money by secretly c...
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen follows the tale of Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie - otherwise known as Georgie - as she moves, or rather is kicked out, from her home in Scotland. Georgie is the half-sister of a Duke and 34th in line to the throne, but even though she's royalty, she's dir...
For this episode of Masterpiece Mystery, I made sure I made a pot of tea with some biscuits. I happen to like this time in history. Stuff was going down in Europe, people were choosing love over country and leaving the throne, Colin Firth was learning how not to speak with a stutter, etc.What really...
I had fun reading Her Royal Spyness. Minor royals struggling financially, working at department store cosmetics counters to make ends meet, and crashing wedding receptions to eat a decent meal every once in awhile--Bowen makes these ideas work, and they make for humorous situations. I also enjoyed m...
I was already a fan of Rhys Bowen because of the other two series she writes but now I'm a fan because of this one too! I'd call this an updated version of a British cozy. It's fun, it's light, it's easy to read and the characters are very likeable. The heroine is a minor British royal who's incr...