The Betrayal of the Blood Lily (Pink Carnation, Book 6)

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily (Pink Carnation, Book 6)

Lauren Willig

"The heroines of Lauren Willig's bestselling purple Carnation sequence have engaged in espionage everywhere nineteenth-century Europe. within the 6th stand-alone quantity, our reasonable English heroine travels to India, the place she unearths freedom—and risk—more fascinating than she ever imagined.

Everyone warned leave out Penelope Deveraux that her unruly habit could land her in shame sometime. She by no means imagined she's be whisked off to India to offer the scandal of her hasty marriage time to die down. As girl Frederick Staines waits, Penelope plunges into the treacherous waters of the courtroom of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the place not anyone is sort of what they seem—even her husband. In a wierd state, the place complex courtroom costume mask much more problematic intrigues and a perilous undercover agent referred to as the Marigold leaves venomous cobras as his calling card, there's just one individual Penelope can trust...

Captain Alex Reid has higher activities than play nursemaid to a couple of noblemen. Or so he thinks—until girl Frederick Staines out-shoots, out-rides, and out-swims each guy within the camp. She additionally has an uncanny skill to attract out the lethal plans of the Marigold and positioned herself in harm's approach. With probability looming from neighborhood warlords, treacherous court docket officers, and French spies, Alex realizes that an alliance with girl Staines simply should be the one factor status within the approach of a plot designed to rock the very foundations of the British Empire...

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