The deception of the emerald ring: Pink Carnation Series, Book 3
A dangerous ring of spies, a game of mistaken identities, and a heartwarming romance of unlikely pairs come together in Lauren Willigs engaging and exciting third novel THE DECPTION OF THE EMERALD RING. Praised for the cheerfully postmodern and energetic . . .romance-adventure hybrids [that] have escaped the clutches of niche fiction. (The OnionA.V. Club), her Pink Carnation series is garnering her critical acclaim and a loyal fan base. Lauren Willigs debut The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, appeared on retailer bestseller lists in hardcover and made a big splash in sales in trade paperback. Her second book, The Masque of the Black Tulip, was selected as a BookSense Pick for January 2006, and continue to rack up incredible reviews. Lauren Willigs passion for authentic historical detail coupled with her talent for enthralling love stories make her series the perfect read for lovers of romance, history and adventure.The year is 1803 and England and France remain at odds. Hoping to break the English once and for all, Napoleon backs a ring of Irish rebels in uprisings against England and sends the Black Tulip, Frances most deadly spy, to the Emerald Isle to help. What they dont know is that also in Ireland is Englands top spy, the Pink Carnation, who is working to shut the rebels down. Meanwhile, back in England, Letty Alsworthy intercepts a note indicating that her sister, Mary, is about to make the very grave mistake of eloping with Geoffrey Pinghingdale-Snipe (second in command of the League of the Purple Gentian). In an attempt to save the family name, Letty tries to stop the elopement, but instead finds herself swept away in the midnight carriage meant for her sister and is accidentally compromised. Geoff and Letty, to each others horror, find themselves forced into matrimony. Then, Geoff receives word that he is to travel to Ireland to help the Pink Carnation and disappears immediately after their wedding ceremony. Letty learns of Geoffs disappearance and, not to be outdone by her husband, steals away on a ship bound for Ireland, armed and ready to fight for her husband and to learn a thing or two about spying for England.As in her previous tales, The Secret History of the Pink Carnationand The Masque Of the Black tulip, our modern-day heroine and hero, Eloise Kelly and Colin Selwick, continue their budding romance in this captivating third novel in the series.
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|Grouping Title||deception of the emerald ring|
|Grouping Author||willig lauren|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-24 23:03:32PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-25 00:04:03AM|
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New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig presents the third novel in her charming Pink Carnation series...
Harvard grad student Eloise Kelly has gotten into quite a bit of trouble since she started spying on the Pink Carnation and the Black Tulip-two of the deadliest spies to saunter the streets of nineteenth-century England and France.
Not only has she unearthed secrets that will rearrange history, she's dallied with Colin Selwick and sought out a romantic adventure all her own. Little does she know that she's about to uncover another fierce heroine running headlong into history...
In June 1803, Letty Alsworthy attempts to prevent her sister's midnight elopement—only to be accidentally whisked away herself. The scandal forces her into a hasty marriage with Geoffrey Pinchingdale-Snipe, who then decamps immediately to help the Pink Carnation quash a ring of Irish rebels led by the Black Tulip. Not to be outdone, Letty steals away to the Emerald Isle herself, ready to learn a thing or two about espionage—and never imagining she might learn a few things about love along the way.
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|series||Pink Carnation novels|
|series_with_volume||Pink Carnation novels|3|
|subject_facet||Historical fiction, American, Ireland -- Fiction, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction, Romantic suspense fiction, American, Spy stories, American, Women spies -- Fiction|
|title_display||The deception of the emerald ring|
|title_full||The Deception of the Emerald Ring Pink Carnation Series, Book 3, The deception of the emerald ring / Lauren Willig|
|title_short||The deception of the emerald ring|
|title_sub||Pink Carnation Series, Book 3|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Romantic suspense fiction, American, Spy stories, American, Women spies|