Life changes once again for British spy Miss Mary Bennet when Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from the Isle of Elba. Mary quickly departs England for Brussels, the city where the Allied forces prepare for war against the French. But shortly after her arrival, one of the Duke of Wellington’s best officers is murdered, an event that threatens to break the delicate alliance between the Allies. Investigating the murder forces Mary into precarious levels of espionage, role-playing, and deception with her new partner, Mr. Withrow—the nephew and heir of her prominent sponsor and the spy with whom she’s often at odds. Together, they court danger and discovery as they play dual roles in gathering intelligence for the British. But soon Mary realizes that her growing feelings toward Mr. Withrow put her heart in as much danger as her life. And then there’s another murder. Mary will need to unmask the murderer before more people are killed, but can she do so and remain hidden in the background?
Alison Larkin is an internationally acclaimed comedienne, an award-winning voice artist, an actress, a producer, a screenwriter, and a bestselling author. Her voice can be heard in cartoons, in movies, and on over one hundred audiobooks. Her narration of her novel The English American won an Earphones Award and made the top-ten list of best author audiobook narrations of all time, joining ranks with President Obama, E.B. White, and Jane Fonda.