A Royal Pain (Her Royal Spyness, Book 2) by Rhys Bowen

By Rhys Bowen

It's Thirties London, and woman Georgiana -- thirty-fourth in line to the throne -- has much on her plate, yet little in her cabinets, during this nationwide bestseller...

Baked beans and boiled eggs. That's what my houseguest, the Bavarian princess, must consume if I don't get support posthaste. The Queen of britain has asked I entertain acknowledged princess, putting her within the playboy prince's direction, in hopes he may possibly eventually marry.

But queens by no means contemplate funds, of which i've got little. And that's why I moonlight as a maid-in-disguise. My plans:
1) fresh condo in demeanour of palace.
2) Blackmail brother, Binky, into sending a number of quid.
3) Unteach Princess Hanni English from gangster videos -- lest she deal with the queen as "old broad."
4) hold eye on princess at events, the place she beverages like a fish.

Then there's the problem of the physique within the book place and Hanni's unwitting involvement with the communist celebration. It's sufficient to force a lady mad...

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Never in the fifteen years that he had been dealing with this genius-madman had he enjoyed such a sense of making a hit. IV What was to be done? The Führer had his program, and the only problem was to get the masters of America to understand it. There must be immediate peace between Germany and Italy on the one hand and America and Britain and France on the other. All three of the socalled democratic nations would be left with everything they had, and the smaller nations, Belgium and Holland and Denmark and Norway, would be set free.

The ensign paddled vigorously, and soon they came to the shore. The ensign stepped into the water and managed to keep the kayak from capsizing; he dragged it up so that his passenger might step out safely. Lanny whispered “Thank you,” shook hands, and waited while the craft was launched again. He was prepared to strip and help if necessary, but the young fellow managed it alone and disappeared into the darkness. It was dark, but from the stars he could guess that it was after midnight; he couldn’t see the ground, but had to stumble along, ascending from the sea over rocks and weed patches.

The SS man watched him discreetly from near by. He came toward the visitor, and the visitor rose and gave the Nazi salute. This one introduced himself as “Oberst von Horn,” and Lanny said, “Herr Budd,” and bowed. ” but that would have been rude, and when you are dealing with a haughty person you are as rude as he, but no ruder. ” There was a duel of the eyes; Lanny stared straight into a cold blue Prussian pair, and wondered what they were making of a brown American pair. I am under strict orders to give no information except to Marshal von Kesselring or General von Rintelen.

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