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By Roland Perry

Lengthy sooner than her profitable marriage to Prince Albert, Princess Victoria had an affair with the speeding Scottish thirteenth Lord Elphinstone. After the liaison used to be uncovered, Elphinstone was once banished to India, appointed Governor of Madras, which allowed Victoria's mom to engineer a royal union for her with Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg. After 5 years pining for Elphinstone, Victoria ultimately gave in and married Albert.

Despite a profitable marriage, Victoria by no means forgot Elphinstone and after a decade in India he lower back to her facet as Lord-in-Waiting at court docket. He in simple terms left her to absorb the severe function of Governor of Bombay throughout the Indian rebellion of 1857. Elphinstone died quickly after in June 1860 from a fever.

Many makes an attempt have been made to bury the reminiscence of Lord Elphinstone, his long-running courting with the monarch and his grand provider for the Empire, yet Victoria recorded it in letters to her confidant, her first- born, the Princess Royal: 'Vicky'. the disclosing correspondence, like a ticking time-bomb, sat in a German fortress attic until eventually 1945 while King George VI, Victoria's great-grandson, despatched a courtier, MI5 operative Anthony Blunt, on seven targeted missions to assemble the letters.

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By Daniel Silva

"Of these writing undercover agent novels at the present time, Daniel Silva is sort of easily the best."
-The Kansas urban Star

"The ideal e-book for enthusiasts of well-crafted thrillers ... the type of web page- turner that captures the reader from the outlet bankruptcy and doesn't enable go."
-<em>The linked Press

</em>Gabriel Allon, grasp artwork restorer and murderer, returns in a spellbinding new novel from the #1 long island Times-bestselling writer.

Over the process a super occupation, Daniel Silva has proven himself as "the gold standard" of mystery writers (Dallas Morning information) who "has locate the fitting formulation to maintain espionage-friendly fans' palms glued to his books, turning pages in approximately breathless anticipation" (BookPage). yet now, having reached "the top of world-class undercover agent mystery writing" (The Denver Post), Silva has produced his so much impressive novel to date-a story of greed, ardour, and homicide spanning greater than part a century, established on an item of haunting attractiveness.

Two households, one bad mystery, and a portray to die for ...<em>

</em>Determined to sever his ties with the place of work, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall together with his attractive Venetian-born spouse Chiara. yet once more his seclusion is interrupted via a customer from his tangled prior: the endearingly eccentric London paintings broker, Julian Isherwood. As traditional, Isherwood has an issue. And it's one merely Gabriel can resolve.

within the historical English urban of Glastonbury, an paintings restorer has been brutally murdered and a long-lost portrait through Rembrandt mysteriously stolen. regardless of his reluctance, Gabriel is persuaded to exploit his detailed talents to look for the portray and people liable for the crime. yet as he painstakingly follows a path of clues major from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires and, eventually, to a villa at the swish seashores of Lake Geneva, Gabriel discovers there are lethal secrets and techniques attached to the portray. And evil males in the back of them.

earlier than he's performed, Gabriel will once more be drawn right into a international he inspiration he had left at the back of ceaselessly, and should come nose to nose with a extraordinary solid of characters: a glamorous London journalist who's made up our minds to undo the worst mistake of her occupation, an elusive grasp artwork thief who's stressed by means of a sense of right and wrong, and a strong Swiss billionaire who's recognized for his stable deeds yet could be in the back of one of many maximum threats dealing with the area.

full of impressive twists and turns of plot, and advised with seductive prose, The Rembrandt Affair is greater than simply summer season leisure of the top order. it's a well timed reminder that there are males on the earth who will do whatever for cash.

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Download Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (Gallagher Girls, Book 2) by Ally Carter PDF

By Ally Carter

After the buzz of the autumn, all Cammie Morgan desires is peaceable semester in class. yet that's more straightforward acknowledged than performed while you're a CIA legacy and visit the most advantageous institution within the world...for spies. regardless of Cammie's top intentions, difficulty vegetation up speedy. Cammie, Bex, and Liz examine that the Gallagher Academy is web hosting visitors from one other undercover agent institution a faculty that's identified to the area because the Ethan Frome Academy a mystery undercover agent tuition for boys. After her fiasco with Josh final fall, Cammie isn't convinced she's prepared for day-by-day encounters with boy spies – particularly after she meets Zach an incorrigible cutie who each person thinks is simply excellent. Cammie is true to be apprehensive approximately their new visitors. quickly after the boys' arrival, she's blamed for a chain of safeguard breaches that depart the school's top-secret prestige in danger. And the peerlessly crushable Zach is her best suspect. The Gallagher women might want to use all their talents to enquire the Frome Boys. even if they're convinced approximately their guy-spying (as in the event that they haven't performed it before!), the taking part in box is point this time, and the stakes for Cammie's heart—and her loved school— are better than ever.

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Download Exit Wound (Nick Stone, Book 12) by Andy McNab PDF

By Andy McNab

The breathtaking new Nick Stone mystery from the bestselling writer of Bravo Zero.

Three a whole bunch Saddam Hussein's gold sit down in an unguarded warehouse in Dubai. for 2 of Nick Stone's closest ex-SAS comrades, it was once to were the ideal, victimless crime. but if they're double-crossed and the theft is going devastatingly incorrect, simply Stone can establish his friends' killer and song him down.

As one harrowing piece of the complicated and sinister jigsaw slots into one other, Stone's quest for vengeance turns into a trip to the center of a chilling conspiracy.

Ticking like a time-bomb, brimming with terror and hazard, Andy McNab's most modern Nick Stone event is a high-voltage tale of corruption, cover-up and blistering suspense — the grasp mystery author at his electrifying, unputdownable most sensible.

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By Paul LaRosa

A appealing woman WITH formidable desires -- DID FOLLOWING HER middle price HER LIFE?

Award-winning reporters from TV's 48 Hours Mystery cross contained in the case that surprised even jaded New Yorkers: the homicide of aspiring dancer Catherine Woods.

She was once a talented midwestern attractiveness, the daughter of Ohio country University's marching band director: to bop on Broadway. quickly after highschool commencement, Catherine left Columbus for brand new York urban, decided to be a celeb. 3 years later, she used to be lifeless -- murdered in chilly blood in her East aspect residence. The surprising revelations that emerged from the police research made tabloid headlines: few knew that the suffering artist paid her money owed through dancing in a topless membership. yet there has been one other hidden aspect to Catherine's existence -- a shattering love triangle with males, one in all whom could finally be convicted of her brutal stabbing loss of life. it is a chilling account of obsession, violence, and the amazing, minute...

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Download Robert Ludlum's The Altman Code (Covert-One, Book 4) by Gayle Lynds PDF

By Gayle Lynds

New York Times Bestselling Series

For 3 a long time, Robert Ludlum's bestselling novels have set the normal in nearly each kingdom on this planet opposed to which all different novels of foreign intrigue are measured. Now comes the most recent quantity within the sequence of novels that includes Robert Ludlum's Covert-One

In the center of the evening, at the darkish waterside docks of Shanghai, a photographer is recording shipment being secretly loaded whilst he's brutally killed and his digicam destroyed. almost immediately thereafter Covert-One director Fred Klein brings the be aware to the President that there's a chinese language shipment send rumored to be sporting a whole lot chemical compounds for use by means of a rogue kingdom to create new organic guns. The President can't enable the send land and chance the implications of a brand new stockpile of lethal chemical guns. Klein is ordered to get the President stable facts of what the chinese language send is ferrying.

Covert-One agent Jon Smith is shipped to rendezvous in Taiwan with one other agent who has got the ship's actual appear. yet sooner than Smith can get the record, the 2 brokers are ambushed, the second one agent is murdered, the evidence is destroyed, and Smith escapes with basically his existence, scant clues to secret in the back of the shipment send, and a verbal message---the President's organic father continues to be alive, held prisoner through the chinese language for 50 years. because the chinese language shipment send attracts ever toward its finish port, Smith needs to race opposed to the clock to discover the reality concerning the send and its shipment, a fact that probes the inner most secrets and techniques of the chinese language ruling get together, the faction in Washington operating to undermine the elected govt, and the foreign cabal who's thrusting the area to the very breaking point of struggle.

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By John Le Carré

The unmatched grasp of secret agent fiction returns with a taut and suspenseful of soiled cash and dirtier politics.

For approximately part a century, John le Carré's unlimited mind's eye has enthralled hundreds of thousands of readers and moviegoers around the world. From the chilly battle to the sour culmination of colonialism to unrest within the heart East, he has reinvented the secret agent novel time and again. Now, le Carré makes his Viking debut with a beautiful tour-de-force that just a craftsman of his quality may possibly pen. As menacing and perfectly paced because the Little Drummer woman and as morally advanced because the consistent Gardener, Our type of Traitor is signature le Carré.

Perry and Gail are idealistic and intensely a lot in love after they splurge on a tennis holiday at a fancy seashore hotel in Antigua. however the allure starts off to pall while a big-time Russian cash launderer enlists their aid to disorder. In alternate for amnesty, Dima is able to rat out his vory (Russian felony brotherhood) compatriots and reveal corruption during the so-called valid monetary and political worlds. quickly, the guileless couple locate themselves pawns in a dangerous endgame whose final result should be decided through the victor of the British mystery Service's ruthless internecine battles.

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Download The Apostle (Scot Harvath, Book 8) by Brad Thor PDF

By Brad Thor

Each baby-kisser has a mystery. And whilst the daughter of a politically attached family members is abducted in a foreign country, America's new president will conform to anything--even a perilous and ill-advised rescue plan--in order to maintain his mystery hidden.

But whilst covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is assigned to infiltrate one of many world's such a lot infamous prisons and loose the guy the abductors call for as ransom, he fast learns that there's even more to the operation than someone dares to admit.

As the subterfuge is laid naked, Harvath needs to study his personal profession of ruthlessly removing and killing terrorists and judge if he has what it takes to aid one of many world's worst pass loose.

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