Seducing the Spy
Elite spies, secret defenders of the king, The Royal Four are unsurpassed in courage, honor, and daring. Known to his brothers-in-arms as The Falcon, Lord Wyndham is the most secretive and aloof of the four. But when The Falcon meets the impetuous Lady Alicia, he discovers a soul mate whose... show more
Elite spies, secret defenders of the king, The Royal Four are unsurpassed in courage, honor, and daring. Known to his brothers-in-arms as The Falcon, Lord Wyndham is the most secretive and aloof of the four. But when The Falcon meets the impetuous Lady Alicia, he discovers a soul mate whose hidden fire matches his own…SEDUCING THE SPYLady Alicia Lawrence was cast out of polite society and branded a liar for a youthful mistake. When she overhears details of a conspiracy that could affect her country's fate, she turns to the one person who might believe her--Stanton Horne, Lord Wyndham. Posing as Wyndham's mistress in order to root out the enemy, Alicia is drawn into an uneasy partnership…and a wildly seductive liaison.Lord Wyndham's uncanny ability to detect lies has made him a valuable member of the Royal Four, but in matters of romance it has proven a distinct liability. Alicia is the only woman whose thoughts he cannot read…and the only one whose sensual touch quenches every secret desire. As the mission grows more dangerous and more personal, and each encounter with Alicia more fiery than the last, this daring spy must face his greatest challenge yet--learn to trust the passion in his heart…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 2006
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 323
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Spy Thriller
, Regency Romance
Series: Royal Four (#4)
I really enjoyed this book. It reminds me why I love this author. I believe she is criminally underrated among the historical romance authors. She writes very sexy historical romance that also has substance and wit. Her characters are appealingly quirky and flawed. This book is so in that vein.Lady ...
As much as I like these books, I think the men get away with too much. He assumes her to be a liar for most of the latter half of the book and ends up marrying her anyway! Yeah, she got mad and left but then he wrote her a brilliant letter and all is forgiven. Men. I loved the end of the bad guy sin...
I enjoyed most of it better than a 3 star rating but from about toward the end of the book the hero suffered from a case of extreme jerkitis. He didn't recover nearly in time for me to feel like he made up for his behavior by the end. I thought The Liar's Club was a great, fun series but the Royal...
(Re-Read June 2010)After a lot of hit-or-miss books lately, I decided to do a bit of re-reading, and this happened to be the first one I landed on.I'd forgotten how much I enjoyed this story :)Stanton's "talent" for spotting liars almost borders on a paranormal aspect, though there's no hint in the ...
good story and hot sex but skimmed lots of mental debate and not enough groveling