Susanna and the Spy by Anna Elliott

By Anna Elliott

What if the guy you really liked used to be a smuggler--or a spy?

Jobless and approximately destitute, Susanna Ward intends purely to discover paintings as a governess. She definitely has no purpose of contacting her relatives, who put off her father and scorned her mom years in the past. yet an opportunity come across with a determine from her prior means that her estranged grandfather used to be murdered, and that his loss of life used to be attached to an area ring of smugglers, led by way of a mysterious determine who calls himself Captain Clark.

When Captain Clark himself looks at her door, wounded and short of her aid, Susanna needs to make a decision the place her precise loyalties lie. and he or she should also observe the reality of her grandfather's loss of life. in a different way the guy she is quickly falling in love with should be hanged for treason and murder.

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I swiveled my head slowly, allowing my sense of smell to lead me to the source. A padlocked shed stood at the far end of the patio, and I began to glide to it when I saw a door open in the shadows to my right. Three figures came rushing out of it, and in an instant the leader slammed his body into mine, driving me backwards and knocking me down. My attacker was huge, probably close to seven feet tall, and heavy with muscles; I felt his weight crushing down on me; I smelled his sour scent. His face was obscured by a ski mask, and his upraised hand held a huge wooden stake.

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