It doesn’t take a master sleuth to discover that we love to read about spies in our historical romances. The intrigue, danger and tension adds highstakes adventure to stories. Today, we are featuring some of our favorite spies from the last year. And what a year it has been for historical heroes (and heroines) who are determined to protect their country but along the journey end up losing their hearts — in the very best way, of course. If you like action-packed books, then make sure to check out these fantastic reads. And as a special bonus at the end of this list we also look at a few of our favorite historical spies that are part of must-read series!
Book: My Wicked Little Lies (February 2012)
Author: Victoria Alexander
Meet The Spy: Now that heroine Evelyn Hadley-Attwater aka “Eve” is a married woman will she have to give up her secret work — and flirting with her boss, the mysterious “Sir” in this Top Pick! rated story?
Book: The Price of Temptation (January 2012)
Author: Lecia Cornwall
Meet The Spy: Captain Sinjon Rutherford aka “Sam” is forced to pose as a footman in Lady Evelyn’s home to catch a traitor, however, it soon becomes clear that the situation is murkier that it first appeared.
Book: The Black Hawk (November 2011)
Author: Joanna Bourne
Meet The Spies: Justine De Cabrillac aka “Owl” and Adrian Hawkhurst, were child spies in France and have had a rocky past, but when they reunite can these two suspicious characters create a future together? This novel is a Top Pick! and nominated for RT Reviewers' Choice 2011 Historical Romance of the Year.