Read India Black's blog and other content on the Penguin Community. When Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies from a heart attack while visiting her brothel, Madam India Black is unexpectedly thrust into a deadly game between Russian and British agents who are seeking the military... show more
Read India Black's blog and other content on the Penguin Community. When Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies from a heart attack while visiting her brothel, Madam India Black is unexpectedly thrust into a deadly game between Russian and British agents who are seeking the military secrets Latham carried. Blackmailed into recovering the missing documents by the British spy known as French, India finds herself dodging Russian agents-and the attraction she starts to feel for the handsome conspirator.
Publish date: January 4th 2011
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Madam of Espionage Mysteries (#1)
India Black was so much more than I expected, I absolutely adored this book. India is a wonderful, sassy, hilarious & brilliant character, plus she has this devil may care attitude which is perfect being that she's a madam. I'll admit I did a little happy dance when I discovered that there is more...
A very fast paced and entertaining read with a rather unique heroine in the form of India Black. A no nonsense, practical and rather unsentimental madam who is unwillingly pulled into the spy game when important government papers go missing after a government official turns up his toes in her estab...
Best thing about this book - the coverThe worst thing - the heroine, India Black. I had no problems with the main character being a Madam (running a brothel) what I did have a problem with is her unfounded superiority complex. She constantly refers to her working girls as 'bints' - which is the eq...
How nice! An action/adventure spy book that is likely to appeal strongly to women! India Black is a tough-as-nails madam who is the proprietor of a whorehouse that serves gentlemen of position and quality in Victorian London. Through some misadventure India finds herself enlisted in Her Majesty's...
This book totally hinges on whether or not you like India as a narrator. She's an unapologetic madam & whore, cynical about her customers, employees and the politicians she becomes entangled with. She's a hard hearted pragmatist and if you need narrators more sympathetic and nice, then look elsew...