Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday - India Black and the Gentleman Thief by Carol K. Carr

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:
Title: India Black and the Gentleman Thief
Author: Carol K Carr
Publication Date: February 4th 2014 by Berkley Trade 

India Black and the Gentleman Thief
India Black’s double life operating a high-class brothel and running high-stakes espionage for Her Majesty’s government can take its toll. But there’s no rest for the weary—particularly when an international conspiracy comes knocking….   India Black is one of Victorian London’s most respected madams—not a bloody postmistress. So when Colonel Francis Mayhew forwards a seemingly innocuous shipping bill to her address, she’s puzzled. And when three thugs bust down her door, steal the envelope, and rough up both her and fellow agent French…well, that’s enough to make India Black see red.   The veteran spies soon discover that Mayhew has been butchered in his own bedroom. An impromptu investigation leads them to London’s docks, where India makes a startling discovery she can’t bear to tell the rakish French—she has a history with their chief suspect, the gentleman thief who once stole her heart….
I've really enjoyed the previous books in this series so there's no doubt that I will read this one as well.  I don't think this is the last one, but if it is I will be looking for that perfect ending!

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