When Raoul de Verney, a mysterious half-Spaniard, half-Frenchman, hires her to look into the murder of his long-estranged wife and to find his wife’s missing 14-year-old daughter, Severine de Cabrillac, who devotes her time to solving crimes in London, becomes trapped in a web of treason, desire, corruption and murder.
In the newest Spymaster novel, “master of romance and suspense”* Joanna Bourne offers a stirring tale of intrigue, espionage, and attraction.
Séverine de Cabrillac, orphan of the French revolution and sometime British intelligence agent, has tried to leave spying behind her. Now she devotes herself to investigating crimes in London and finding justice for the wrongly accused.
Raoul Deverney, an enigmatic half-Spaniard with enough secrets to earn even a spy’s respect, is at her door demanding help. She’s the only one who can find the killer of his long-estranged wife and rescue her missing twelve-year-old daughter.
Séverine reluctantly agrees to aid him, even though she knows the growing attraction between them makes it more than unwise. Their desperate search for the girl unleashes treason and murder. . . and offers a last chance for two strong, wounded people to find love.
*New York Times bestselling author Teresa Medeiros