Thalia Langley and her cousin Lady Philippa Knowles are quite the pair. Secrets and obsessions
spur them into a life of mystery, instead of the life that they were born to live. The story begins
with a play the two have written. They are looking to a certain person to publish it and make it a
success. Problem is, it really is the story of how Pippin and Tally, as they are known to friends
and family, successfully broke Pippin's love out of the most secure prison in all of London.
Lord Larken is rudely awakened early one morning by two members of the Foreign Office. Larken
is what you would call an executioner and his new mission is to capture and kill an American named
Dashwell. Should be an easy task for one of Larken's caliber, but of course this will not be the
easiest mission for him to complete, especially after he meets Thalia Langley.
I am not generally a fan of Historical Romance novels, but this book seemed to be the exception
to the rule. From the opening words through the final chapter, this book kept me interested and
maybe even a bit obsessed. I wanted to find out all that I could about the characters and I was
pleasantly surprised to find an outcome that was pure genius.