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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch COLE A (Text) 33126017238167 Adult Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch COLE A (Text) 33126017238175 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1496707443
  • ISBN: 9781496707444
  • Physical Description: 258 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel of the Civil War"-- Cover.
Includes discussion questions.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger, combining their unique skills to alter the course of history and break the chains of the past... Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South--to spy for the Union Army. Malcolm McCall is a detective for Pinkerton's Secret Service. Subterfuge is his calling, but he's facing his deadliest mission yet--risking his life to infiltrate a Rebel enclave in Virginia. Two undercover agents who share a common cause--and an undeniable attraction--Malcolm and Elle join forces when they discover a plot that could turn the tide of the war in the Confederacy's favor. Caught in a tightening web of wartime intrigue, and fighting a fiery and forbidden love, Malcolm and Elle must make their boldest move to preserve the Union at any cost--even if it means losing each other..."-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Women spies > Fiction.
Secret service > Fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, Female > Fiction.
Genre: Spy fiction.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.

  • Baker & Taylor
    During the Civil War two undercover agents, Elle Burns, a former slave, and Malcolm McCall a detective in Pinkerton’s Secret Service uncover a plot that could lead to a Confederate victory and vow to preserve the Union at any cost. Original.
  • Baker & Taylor
    During the Civil War, two undercover agents, Elle Burns, a former slave, and Malcolm McCall, a detective in Pinkertons Secret Service, uncover a plot that could lead to a Confederate victory and vow to preserve the Union at any cost.
  • Random House, Inc.
    An Entertainment Weekly TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
    Bookpage TOP PICK
    Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2017
    Vulture TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF 2017
    Publishers Weekly BEST BOOKS OF 2017
    A Booklist TOP 10 ROMANCE FICTION 2017 

    “Richly detailed setting, heart-stopping plot, and unforgettable characters.” —Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author

    As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger, combining their unique skills to alter the course of history and break the chains of the past . . .

    Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union Army.

    Malcolm McCall is a detective for Pinkerton's Secret Service. Subterfuge is his calling, but he’s facing his deadliest mission yet—risking his life to infiltrate a Rebel enclave in Virginia.

    Two undercover agents who share a common cause—and an undeniable attraction—Malcolm and Elle join forces when they discover a plot that could turn the tide of the war in the Confederacy's favor. Caught in a tightening web of wartime intrigue, and fighting a fiery and forbidden love, Malcolm and Elle must make their boldest move to preserve the Union at any cost—even if it means losing each other . . .

    Praise for the novels of Alyssa Cole:

    “Rich in atmospheric details and rife with unexpected dangers.” —RT Book Reviews

    “Sweet, sensual, and suspenseful . . . rousing and entertaining.” —Publishers Weekly

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