Taming a Gentleman Spy

John Haldane, Earl of Strathairn, is on an urgent mission to find the killer of his fellow spy After visiting the young widow of one of his agents, Strathairn strengthens his resolve A spy should never marry, and most certainly not to Lady Sibella Winborne, with her romantic ideas of love and marriage Unable to give Sibella up entirely, he has kept her close as a friendJohn Haldane, Earl of Strathairn, is on an urgent mission to find the killer of his fellow spy After visiting the young widow of one of his agents, Strathairn strengthens his resolve A spy should never marry, and most certainly not to Lady Sibella Winborne, with her romantic ideas of love and marriage Unable to give Sibella up entirely, he has kept her close as a friend Then, weak fool that he is, he kissed her.Lady Sibella Winborne has refused several offers of marriage since she first set eyes on the handsome Earl of Strathairn Sibella s many siblings always rush to her aid to discourage an ardent suitor, but not this time Her elder brother, Chaloner, Marquess of Brandreth, has approved Lord Coombe s suit Sibella yearns to set up her own household She is known to be the sensible member of the family, but she doesn t feel at all sensible about Lord Strathairn If only she could forget that kiss.
Taming a Gentleman Spy John Haldane Earl of Strathairn is on an urgent mission to find the killer of his fellow spy After visiting the young widow of one of his agents Strathairn strengthens his resolve A spy should neve

  • Title: Taming a Gentleman Spy
  • Author: Maggi Andersen
  • ISBN: 9781908483645
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    Maggi Andersen

    Maggi Andersen wrote her first book for publication after gaining a BA in English and an MA in Creative Writing She lives with her husband, a retired lawyer in an historic country town near Sydney, Australia She wrote her first adventure story at 8 years old Her novels are still adventure stories, but also seductive romances Georgette Heyer and Victoria Holt among others, inspired her Regencies and she also writes contemporary romantic suspense, darker, Victorian mysteries and young adult novels.Maggi supports the RSPCA The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals and animals often feature in her books, IFAW and Youth off the Streets.

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    • Carol *Young at Heart Oldie* said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      I thoroughly enjoyed this second book in Maggi Andersen’s The Spies of Mayfair series with its engaging story, appealing characters and delightful romance. There is also mystery, drama and intrigue.John Haldane, Earl of Straithairn:Somehow, the surge of adrenaline and sense of living on the edge banished the anguish he carried. And nothing else had thus far come close.John is a man of action rather than words and, after returning from the Napoleonic Wars, he can’t contemplate hours of debati [...]

    • Gaele said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      It’s no secret that I’ve been on a historical romance bender – and this book hit all the happy places for me: great characters, a touch of intrigue, family, the royals and even a villainous suitor!A late regency, the story focuses on Sibella: 26 years old and finally feeling the familial pressure to make a choice and marry. As one of several children, she has been the auntie and allowed, within reason, to lead her own life. A long-held crush on a family friend, now returned from the wars h [...]

    • Anita said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      A fan of Maggi Andersen’s novels, I was not disappointed in her latest addition to her ‘Mayfair Spy’ series. Her heroines are always of their time, in that being dominated by male relatives, husbands and sometimes even suitors, they have to find a way round Regency conventions to live the life they want. Her heroine Sibella, like the author’s other ladies, is no weak and pliable female, but still her life is not completely her own as she has familial responsibilities and society to consi [...]

    • Shannon said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Maggi Andersen gives her readers a wonderfully charming Regency romance in her latest novel, Taming a Gentleman Spy, the latest addition to the Mayfair Spy series. Maggi Anderson is a master of portraying the complicated emotions of the Regency era and the societal confines on women. In love and life, Regency women must be innovative in order to circumvent the male domination of their lives and live the life they want and the love they deserve. Taming a Gentleman Spy's Sibella is one such woman, [...]

    • Nicole Laverdure said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      That sweet unforgettable kiss! I had the chance to receive an ARC of Taming a Gentleman Spy written by Maggi Andersen. This is an intriguing Regency story with loving characters. Sibella is an outspoken young woman who doesn't want to marry and give up her independence and John Haldane, a dashing Earl who loves his solitude and wants to stay free. The intrigue was well developed, believable and well-written. It all started, when an innocent kiss between Sibella and John, ignited a sweet passion. [...]

    • KyBunnies said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Originally published at Bunny's ReviewThis book started off slow for me. I had to push myself to read until around 30%. After that it was easy to read and I did not want to stop.Not fond of the book cover. Just does not seem to fit my picture of the characters or anything in the book.I read the first book in this series and enjoyed it. I am glad I was not let down like some series.I look forward to reading additional books by Maggi Andersen.Thanks for an enjoyable readThe bunnies and I give this [...]

    • Helen said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      This is a great story suspense a sensual romance and a great setting, this is the 2nd book in this series we met the hero John in the first one and I fell for him then he is a spy determined to get what he is after but Lady Sibella he must not have not in his line of work but can he stop himself when Lady Sibella wants him just as much. I really enjoyed this one it kept me turning the pages and up late.

    • InD'tale Magazine said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      3.5/5.0“Taming a Gentleman Spy” is a tale of romance and mystery. Read full review in the 2014 February issue of InD’tale Magazine.

    • Jo-Anne Vandermeulen said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Author Maggie Andersen Does It Again—A Fabulous Escape into Historical Romance!

    • ROMANTIC HISTORICAL REVIEW BLOG said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Review by: AnitaLink to Review: romantichistoricalreviews.

    • Katie Kofemug said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      I loved this book! The characters come on stage with wounds, bruises, laughter and longings that are slow-roasted over the fire of daily life and extraordinary events that were entirely believable. No one is a modern super-character dressed in Regency clothing, thank you Ms. Andersen! The hero and heroine are consistent with the era that produced them and are surrounded by family, friends, obligations, and anxieties that have produced their unique story.John Haldane, Earl of Strathairn and Lady [...]

    • Mary said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      This is a suspenseful, engrossing story. It's captivating and full of intrigue, and has some charming characters. The relationship between John and Sibella is sweet and gentle, it's romantic the way the engage with each other. The drama that unfolds after John's rejection is heartbreaking for them both. In the end John redeems himself completely.I received a complimentary copy of this book from eBook Discovery. This is my honest opinion of it.

    • Toyenlon said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      I enjoyed this book from the beginning to the end. It's about John and Sibella, both are attracted to each other but John has determined not to marry due to the nature of his job as a spy. His resolve was even more strengthened when his partner whose wife recently gave birth was killed. Lady Sibella has turned down many offers of marriage because she loves John but after a while his brother is determined to get her married. This is an interesting and intriguing novel. "I received this book for f [...]

    • Margaret Watkins said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      A Spy to Love is a really enjoyable romance with intrigue and danger interwoven. John Haldane and Sibella Winborne are well matched in temperament and honour and have been good friends for years. John is reluctant to take a wife in light of the work he does with the Foreign Office tracking down enemies of the Crown, as he has no wish to leave a widow behind should he get himself killed in the line of duty. An impromptu kiss in the garden upends his resolve and he determines to stay away from Sib [...]

    • Kerry Smith said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      I received a copy of the new release of this book from ebook discovery in exchange for an honest review.This book is another great read in this series. Maggi has great character development and story growth.Sibella is another wonderful strong female lead from Maggi Anderson. Though she has had a number of seasons and proposals she is still single. Her brother has finally had enough and tells her to marry.John, the Earl of Strahairn, has known that as long as he serves his country ferreting out s [...]

    • Lori said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Find this review and more at Lusty Penguin Reviews!Taming a Gentleman Spy, the second book in the Spies of Mayfair series, is a spellbinding regency romance filled with mystery and suspense by Maggi Andersen.John Haldane, the fourth Earl of Strathairn, is a spy who has been enchanted with Lady Sibella Winborne ever since she came out for her first season. While at the same time, Sibella has been attracted to John and wonders why he doesn’t propose. I thoroughly enjoyed the sexual tension that [...]

    • Rosemary Morris said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Taming A Gentleman SpyBook 2 of The Spies of Mayfair SetriesByMaggi Anderson“If ever beauty I did seeWhich I desired, and got, ‘twas but a dream of thee.” The Good Morrow. John Donne.Taming A Gentleman Spy is an enthralling historical novel set in The Regency era after Napoleon has been defeated at the Battle of Waterloo and then exiled. At that time the Government feared the effect of The French Revolution and its supporters at home and abroad whose aim was to overturn law and order.John [...]

    • Rosemary Morris said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      A Spy to Love is an enthralling historical novel set in The Regency era after Napoleon has been defeated at the Battle of Waterloo and then exiled. At that time the Government feared the effect of The French Revolution and its supporters at home and abroad whose aim was to overturn law and order.John Haldane, 4th Earl of Strathairn, a gentleman spy, returned to England after fighting the French in the Peninsula Wars and at the Battle of Waterloo. His experiences gathering information have marked [...]

    • Lynn Reynolds said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      Rating: 4 1/2 starsI received this book for review from Book Trailer Showcase and from the author. I was not compensated nor was I required to write a positive review. In the second chapter, our author has Strathairn reading some poetry. It always makes me wonder if the author loves poetry or how they go about finding just the right quote. And Maggi is so descriptive with her scenes that she makes me feel as if I were there. But I’m also glad that I live in this century. I don’t think that I [...]

    • My Book Addiction and More MBA said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      TAMING A GENTLEMAN SPY by Maggie Andersen is an exciting Regency Historical Romance set in England. The Spies of Mayfair #2, but can be read as a stand alone. See, "A Baron in Her Bed".Meet, John Haldane, Earl of Strathairn and Lady Sibella Winborne.Fast paced tale of passion, danger, mystery, intrigue,spies and romance. Oh did I mention passion! Ms. Andersen has done a wonderful job of pulling the reader into Regency England, as well as written a tale that is emotional, dramatic, intriguing and [...]

    • Macaron said:
      Sep 23, 2018 - 15:44 PM

      The characters' behaviours and twists are hardly believable. The heroes are nice people and likeable. But there is no real reason they can't be together, or rather, the only reason is far-fetched. The villains are caricatural.Historical events and laws are mentioned, discussed but not explained or developed and as a result the reader doesn't feel involved or interested.This is the second novels by this writer I don't enjoy, so I don't think I'll read another.

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