The Paris Plotby Teresa Grant
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 attaché and Intelligence Agent Malcolm Rannoch when he and his wife Suzanne, soon to give birth to their/i>
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 attaché 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 Magazine
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Once again Teresa Grant has made perfect use of the novella form, providing a story complete on its own but a perfect segue from her last novel to her next. Malcolm and Suzanne, fresh from the intigues of The Paris Affair set in post Waterloo Paris, await the birth of their second child, a poignant time given the circumstances of their son's birth. A rock thrown into their carriage - almost striking Suzanne - delivers a warning: You will pay for your crimes. But who? Malcolm? Suzanne? Both harbor secrets. Fans of the series will be glad to encounter Harry and Cordie, Geoff and Aline, Doro and Tallyrand. They all share some part in the story which also brings us two new characters for Malcolm and Suzanne to love. Fans enjoy! Newcomers, sample this as an intoduction to the riches of the series. Or better yet, buy them all.