A Reader's Opinion: WHEN A LADY DECEIVES by Tara Kingston
Her Majesty's Most Secret Service
A READER'S OPINION
Sensational story! You won't be able to put it down!
1890 London, Jennie Quinn is a young woman born into privilege with a passion for her job as a reporter. A task that could cost her her life if she's not careful. She spends her nights as a barmaid undercover, deceiving people into trusting her. Working to uncover a murder and bring justice to the young woman who was helping her. For her it's not just a story but she's made it her mission, never thinking that she can be in danger herself. She's fearless in trying to uncover the truth!
Mathew Colton is a man born a bastard. His father is Lord Winthorp, a respected peer of the realm, and he has acknowledged him as his son. Mathew has a secret that if ever exposed, he's a dead man. A disgraced detective at Scotland Yard, he's trying to right a wrong and bring justice to his murdered partner.
Their meeting was explosive! Trying to shield her in a brawl at the tavern, the attraction was palpable, and just like the moth is drawn to light so were Jennie and Mathew to each other. The killer has a new victim and its Jennie. A cat and mouse game ensues with the killer. Can Jennie and Colton trust each other with their secrets? A madman is on the prowl and will strike again. Will Jennie be his next victim? Can Colton save the only woman who has captured his heart and made him want to be the hero that she believes him to be?
This book has it all! Murder, intrigue and a love story that sizzles, plus an ending that you would never believe! A little bit of Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes makes for a gripping story that will have you holding your breath till the last page!
Reviewer's Rating: 5 Stars | Content Rating: 4 1/2 Hearts | Reviewed by: Maria Rose Dariotis
London, 1890. In Victorian London, reporter Jennie Quinn employs deception as a weapon. Going undercover to seek justice for a murdered informant, she’s drawn into a powerful criminal’s seductive game of cat and mouse. Enigmatic former lawman Matthew Colton is as dangerous as he is clever, but the passion in his kiss is too tempting to resist. She aches to trust him, but she will not abandon her quest for the truth.
Colton is a man with secrets of his own. Thirsting for vengeance, the disgraced Scotland Yard detective has infiltrated the criminal world he’s vowed to destroy. Jennie intrigues him, even as she breaks down the barriers around his heart. He yearns to uncover her secrets—in and out of his bed. Driven to shield her, he’ll risk everything to protect the woman whose love heals his soul.