The True Pretender

A member of the French émigré community in London, Epione is forced to hide her true identity, and instead works as a milliner’s assistant in a Bond Street shop.  Cautiously optimistic, she believes she’s managed to avoid public scrutiny—until she notices that a handsome man is watching her movements from across the way.

 As she is swept up in the plots and counter-plots surrounding the restoration of the French monarchy, Epione must call upon reserves of courage she wasn’t aware she possessed, and re-learn long-forgotten lessons about loyalty, and love.  


Murder In Misdirection

Doyle lifted her face for Acton's kiss, and noted that he seemed in good spirits, which apparently came from masterminding some scheme that may-or-may-not involve arson, blood money, and the ducks of St Petersburg.

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