Waiting on Wednesday: Velvet Undercover

Posted June 3, 2015 by love2dazzle in Features, Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday: Velvet UndercoverVelvet Undercover by Teri Brown
Published by HarperCollins on October 20th 2015
Genres: 20th Century, Action & Adventure, General, Girls & Women, Historical, United States, Young Adult
Pages: 336
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Perfect for fans of Jennifer Donnelly and Libba Bray comes this page-turning historical spy thriller from Teri Brown, author of the Born of Illusion series.Samantha Donaldson's family has always done its duty for the British Crown. In the midst of World War I, seventeen-year-old Sam follows in their footsteps, serving her country from the homefront as a messenger for the intelligence organization MI5. After her father disappears on a diplomatic mission, she continues their studies of languages, mathematics, and complex puzzles, hoping to make him proud.When Sam is asked to join the famed women's spy group La Dame Blanche, she's torn—while this could be an unbelievable adventure, how can she abandon her mother, who has already lost a husband? But when her handlers reveal shocking news, Sam realizes she can't refuse the exciting and dangerous opportunity.Her acceptance leads her straight into the heart of enemy territory on a mission to extract the most valuable British spy embedded in Germany, known only as Velvet. Deep undercover in the court of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Sam must navigate the labyrinthine palace and its many glamorous—and secretive—residents to complete her assignment. To make matters worse she must fight a forbidden attraction to the enemy—a dangerously handsome German guard. In a place where personal politics are treacherously entangled in wartime policy, can Sam find Velvet before it's too late . . . for them both?A thrilling story of one girl's journey into a deadly world of spy craft and betrayal—with unforgettable consequences.

Why I am Waiting?

I am waiting for “Velvet Undercover” because it sounds so amazing. Who can’t resist a spy novel? Since Gallagher Girls has ended I need something else to fill my interest in spy novels.

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