On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service

On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service

Book - 2017
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When royal sleuth Georgie Rannoch receives a letter from her dearest friend Belinda, who's in an Italian villa awaiting the birth of her illegitimate baby, she yearns to run to her side. If only she could find a way to get there! But then opportunity presents itself in a most unexpected way - her cousin the queen asks her to attend a house party in the Italian Lake Country. The Prince of Wales AND the dreadful Mrs. Simpson have been invited, and Her Majesty is anxious to thwart a possible secret wedding. What luck! A chance to see Belinda, even if it is under the guise of stopping unwanted nuptials. Only that's as far as Georgie's fortune takes her. She soon discovers that she attended finishing school with the hostess of the party - and the hatred they had for each other then has barely dimmed. Plus, she needs to hide Belinda's delicate condition from the other guests. And her dashing beau, Darcy is (naturally) working undercover on a dangerous mission. Then her actress mother shows
Publisher: New York :, Berkley Prime Crime,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780425283509
Characteristics: 290 pages ;,24 cm


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Jan 15, 2019

TERRIFIC Series !!! The story line, plot, characters, with a hint of fun keeps me engaged and impossible to put down. Always looking forward to her next book.

Nov 27, 2017

Quick read and truly delightful.

Oct 17, 2017

Lady Georgie # 11 - The quest to marry Darcy continues as Lady Georgie finds herself leaving Ireland at the command request of her cousin the Queen of England, stopping off to London on her way to Italy to spy on David, the Prince of Wales. Helping her BFF Belinda deal with a personal problem is Georgie's real reason for going to the same part of Italy. That the Queen is paying for the trip is a bonus.

Finding herself overhearing Nazi plans and finding a dead body would side track anyone but Georgie gathers her Highlander toughness to get the jobs done.

Great twist and turns and some day we will actually see Georgie marry Darcy?

Sep 03, 2017

Bowen's 11th series historical mystery (following Crowned and Dangerous) I HAVE NOT READ THIS BOOK!! THE NEW CATALOG SYSTEM CHANGES THE STATUS TO COMPLETED IF YOU ADD A COMMENT. BAD SYSTEM!!!

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Jul 18, 2017

Lady Georgiana is back, and off to Italy this time. I did guess the killer extremely early in this book – possibly the earliest I’ve ever guessed it in a mystery – so I suppose that should be a strike against this book, but listen. This series is so. much. fun. Georgie and Darcy’s romance continues to develop veeeeeeeryyyyy slooooooowlyyyyyy (though I’m wondering if maaaaybe the next book will involve the lead-up to their wedding? Who knows!), and there’s a fun Italian setting, all the familiar characters make appearances, and there are both nuns AND Nazis. What more does one need, really? A perfect light summer read. (Though I do need to detract a few points from Darcy’s general dreaminess factor for some [totally period-appropriate, but still] slut shaming he does in this book. Not cool, Darcy!)

Nov 22, 2016

Book 11 in the Royal Spyness series

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