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Author: Nancy Campbell Allen Narrator: Justine Eyre Publisher: Shadow Mountain Audio Length: Series:The Proper Romance Series Release Date: August 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781504795180

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Anthony Blake is in love with his best friend’s sister, Sophia Elliot. But his plans to court her are put on hold when he is forced to resume his role as an undercover spy for the Crown. A secret document listing the names of the entire network of British spies—including his own—has been stolen. To protect Sophia, Anthony cuts off all ties to her and exchanges his life as an honorable earl for the facade of a flirtatious playboy.

Heartbroken and confused, Sophia travels to India, hoping to find healing in one of the most exotic regions of the British Empire. But the exotic land isn’t as restful as she had hoped. Instead, she finds herself embroiled in a mystery of a missing sea captain, a possible murder, and a plot that could involve the prince of India. And when Anthony appears at the British Residency, asking questions and keeping his distance from her, she is stunned.

She still loves him, and, in her heart, she knows he loves her too. But how can she rebuild her relationship with him if he won’t confide in her? Does she dare offer her heart to him a second time, or will their love be lost under the India sun?

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  • “Allen’s skill for creating evocative yet sweet romance novels will appeal to a wide range of readers…Allen’s historical descriptions of India offer a vivid backdrop to a smart and striking work of romantic suspense.”

    - Booklist (starred review)
  • “Eyre’s throaty alto adds both a seductive undercurrent and an edgy sense of looming danger, and breathless descriptions of perilous encounters enhance the suspenseful tone, as the pair investigates together. Eyre’s portrayal of Sophia follows her progress from naive debutante to fearless partner, while Anthony’s voice reflects his strong sense of responsibility and growing love. Eyre’s expressive reading enhances characters and mood in this gentle historical novel of romantic suspense.”

    - Booklist (audio review)
  • “Allen’s evocative descriptions of nineteenth-century India propel this smart and striking work of romantic suspense involving a reluctant English spy and his best friend’s sister.”

    - BookPage
  • “Campbell Allen’s tale simmers with sweet romance, historical detail, and a dose of mystery.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “A sweet, creative Regency romance…Engaging.”

    - Kirkus Reviews

Awards

  • BookPage Top Pick of Romance Fiction for 2017

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About the Author

Nancy Campbell Allen is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Beauty and the Clockwork Beast and Kiss of the Spindle. She has been a speaker at numerous writing conferences and events. She has a degree in elementary education and is the mother of three children.

About the Narrator

Justine Eyre is a classically trained actress who has narrated many audiobooks, earning the prestigious Audie Award for best narration and numerous Earphones Awards. She is multilingual and known for her great facility with accents. She has appeared on stage, with leading roles in King Lear and The Crucible, and has had starring roles in four films on the indie circuit. Her television credits include Two and a Half Men and Mad Men.