The Garden Intrigue: A Pink Carnation Novel (Google eBook)
Lauren Willig's Pink Carnation novels have been called "fun [and] fresh" (Kirkus Reviews) and "clever and playful " (Detroit Free Press). Now she introduces readers to a mismatched pair who find passion in the most astonishing of places...
Secret agent Augustus Whittlesby has spent a decade undercover in France, posing as an insufferably bad poet. The French surveillance officers can’t bear to read his work closely enough to recognize the information drowned in a sea of verbiage.
New York-born Emma Morris Delagardie is a thorn in Augustus’s side. An old school friend of Napoleon’s stepdaughter, she came to France with her uncle, eloped with a Frenchman, and has been rattling around the salons of Paris ever since. Now widowed, she entertains herself by holding a weekly salon, and loudly critiquing Augustus’s poetry.
As Napoleon pursues his plans for the invasion of England, Whittlesby hears of a top-secret device to be demonstrated at a house party. The catch? The only way in is with Emma, who has been asked to write a masque for the weekend’s entertainment. In this complicated masque within a masque, nothing goes quite as scripted—especially Augustus’s unexpected feelings for Emma.
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Review: The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation #9)User Review - Goodreads
"The Garden Intrigue" although flowery in title, has nothing flowery about its storyline. And I must say, I'm glad of it. After the accolades of "The Secret History of the Pink Carnation" and the ...
Review: The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation #9)User Review - Jay - Goodreads
The Garden Intrigue is the ninth book in Lauren Willig's Pink Carnation series. This book takes a look at the ascension of Napoleon from an Amercian's point of view, Emma Delaguardie, who is best ... Read full review
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