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Page-turning suspense and a fascinating mystery. . . unforgettable and masterful. -Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author A stolen treasure may hold the secret to a ghastly crime. . . Ensconced in the comfort of their elegant home in London's Berkeley Square, Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are no longer subject to the perilous life of intrigue they led during the Napoleonic Wars. Once an Intelligence Agent, Malcolm is now a Member of Parliament, and Suzanne is one of the city's most sought-after hostesses. But a late-night visit from a friend who's been robbed may lure them back into the dangerous world they thought they'd left behind. . . Playwright Simon Tanner had in his possession what may be a lost version of Hamlet, and the thieves were prepared to kill for it. But the Rannochs suspect there's more at stake than a literary gem--for the play may conceal the identity of a Bonapartist spy--along with secrets that could force Malcolm and Suzanne to abandon their newfound peace and confront their own dark past. . . Praise for Teresa Grant's The Paris Affair Twists and turns galore, swashbuckling adventure and suspense throughout. . . for readers in search of smart historical mysteries. -Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author I loved this book! Superb! --Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author Unravel the secrets and lies at the heart of an almost impenetrable mystery. . . thrilling! --Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author A treat. . . readers will be holding their breath and eagerly anticipating Grant's next story. -- RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars Praise for Vienna Waltz A brilliantly multilayered mystery and a must-read for fans of the Regency era. -- Publishers Weekly on Vienna Waltz Absolutely gripping. . . historical intrigue at its finest. -Deanna Raybourn Murder, deception, and romance, drenched in a richly detailed portrait of early nineteenth-century Vienna. -C. S. Harris
When Intelligence Agent Malcolm Rannoch proposes to Suzanne de Saint-Vallier, the tumult of the Peninsular War recedes--if only temporarily. For their union may have shattering consequences for the more fragile partnership between Britain and Spain. But meanwhile, let the celebrations begin. . . Kensington Publishing Corporation and Author Teresa Grantrequest the honour of your presenceat the marriage ofSUZANNE de SAINT-VALLIERtoMALCOLM RANNOCHthe seventh of December 1812British Embassy, Lisbon*Intrigue and unforeseen occurrences expected*Praise for the novels of Teresa GrantGrant deftly weaves a tangled web of suspense and murder that lures readers into her well designed labyrinth. . . A colorful historic backdrop to satisfy both mystery and historical readers. RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars, on Imperial Scandal"A brilliantly multilayered mystery and a must-read for fans of the Regency era. "--Publishers Weekly on Vienna Waltz25,000 Words.
Amid the treachery of war and the whirl of revelry, no one is what they seem. . . Nights filled with lavish balls. . . lush, bucolic afternoons. . . . Removed to glamorous Brussels in the wake of Napoleon's escape from Elba, Intelligence Agent Malcolm Rannoch and his wife, Suzanne, warily partake in the country's pleasures. But with the Congress of Vienna in chaos and the Duke of Wellington preparing for battle, the festivities are cut short when Malcolm is sent on a perilous mission that unravels a murderous world of espionage. . . No one knows what the demure and respectable Lady Julia Ashton was doing at the château where Malcolm and a fellow British spy were ambushed. But now her enigmatic life has been ended by an equally mysterious death. And as the conflict with Napoleon marches toward Waterloo, and Brussels surrenders to bedlam, Suzanne and Malcolm will be plunged into the search for the truth--revealing an intricate labyrinth of sinister secrets and betrayal within which no one can be trusted. . . Praise for Teresa Grant's Vienna WaltzA brilliantly multilayered mystery and a must-read for fans of the Regency era. --Publishers WeeklyShimmers like the finest salons in Vienna. --Deborah Crombie Meticulous, delightful, and full of surprises. --Tasha AlexanderGlittering balls, deadly intrigue, sexual scandals. . . the next best thing to actually being there! --Lauren WilligA superb storyteller. -Deanna Raybourn
From the ashes of war rise the secrets of its darkest hearts. . . In the wake of the Battle of Waterloo, Paris is a house divided. The triumphant Bourbons flaunt their victory with lavish parties, while Bonapartists seek revenge only to be captured and executed. Amid the turmoil, British attaché and Intelligence Agent Malcolm Rannoch and his wife, Suzanne, discover that his murdered half-sister, Princess Tatiana Kirsanova, may have born a child--a secret she took to the grave. And Malcolm suspects there was more than mere impropriety behind her silence. . . As Malcolm and Suzanne begin searching for answers, they learn that the child was just one of many secrets Tatiana had been keeping. The princess was the toast of Paris when she arrived in the glamorous city, flirting her way into the arms of more than a few men--perhaps even those of Napoleon himself--and the father must be among them. But in the melee of the Napoleonic Wars, she was caught up in a deadly game, and now Malcolm and Suzanne must race against time to save the child from a similar fate. . . "Unravel the secrets and lies at the heart of an almost impenetrable mystery. . . thrilling!" --New York Times bestselling author, Deanna Raybourn"Twists and turns galore, swashbuckling adventure and suspense throughout. . for readers in search of smart historical mysteries. " -Tasha Alexander"I loved this book! No one else can combine page-turning suspense, fascinating mystery, a palpable sense of time and place, with such unforgettable and masterfully-drawn characters. Superb!" --Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author
In the fallout of one of history's bloodiest battles, a personal war is waged. . . Paris in 1816 is reeling from the Battle of Waterloo, and relations between the British and French are uneasy at best. So it's hardly a surprise to British attach and Intelligence Agent Malcolm Rannoch when he and his wife Suzanne, soon to give birth to their second child, become the target of violent threats. Malcolm is certain that the secrets of his past have caught up with him--but he's unaware that Suzanne has more than a few secrets of her own. . . The Rannochs both served as spies throughout the Napoleonic Wars, Malcolm for the British and Suzanne for the Bonapartist French--and both could have left any number of enemies in their wake. But even for two seasoned agents, finding a would-be killer in a country where allegiances are tested and no one can be trusted may prove as impossible as escaping their history. . . Praise for Teresa Grant's The Paris Affair"Twists and turns galore, swashbuckling adventure and suspense throughout. . . for readers in search of smart historical mysteries. " -Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author"I loved this book! No one else can combine page-turning suspense, fascinating mystery, a palpable sense of time and place, with such unforgettable and masterfully-drawn characters. Superb!" -Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author"One of the 'best' when it comes to delivering thrills. . . this is one book that is unforgettable. " -Suspense Magazine24,000 Words
Nothing is fair in love and war. . . Europe's elite have gathered at the glittering Congress of Vienna--princes, ambassadors, the Russian tsar--all negotiating the fate of the continent by day and pursuing pleasure by night. Until Princess Tatiana, the most beautiful and talked about woman in Vienna, is found murdered during an ill-timed rendezvous with three of her most powerful conquests. . . Suzanne Rannoch has tried to ignore rumors that her new husband, Malcolm, has also been tempted by Tatiana. As a prot g of France's Prince Talleyrand and attach for Britain's Lord Castlereagh, Malcolm sets out to investigate the murder and must enlist Suzanne's special skills and knowledge if he is to succeed. As a complex dance between husband and wife in the search for the truth ensues, no one's secrets are safe, and the future of Europe may hang in the balance. . . A perfect blend of history, mystery, romance, and suspense. --Deborah CrombieMeticulous, delightful, and full of surprises. --Tasha AlexanderGlittering balls, deadly intrigue, sexual scandals. . . the next best thing to actually being there! --Lauren WilligAbsolutely gripping. . . historical intrigue at its finest. --Deanna RaybournShimmers like the finest salons in Vienna. --Deborah Crombie
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