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Lady Wynwood's spies, volume 4: Betrayer EXCERPT

After over a year of health problems, I finally finished Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 4: Betrayer! I’m so sorry it’s taken so long!

To celebrate, I decided to post an extended excerpt. I can only post less than 10% (because of Amazon’s policies) so the excerpt ends in the middle of chapter two.

(On a random side note, I just realized I forgot to post the excerpts for volumes 2 and 3 in the series. Maybe I’ll do that after posting the excerpt of volume 4. Which seems weird, so maybe I won’t? Or you can read the excerpts on my website: Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 2: Berserker, Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 3: Aggressor.)

Here’s the back cover description:

Part four in a Christian Regency Romantic Adventure epic serial novel with a supernatural twist

Beleaguered spies

Lady Wynwood’s team of spies are trying to heal from the physical and mental wounds recently dealt to them. However, their investigation into Apothecary Jack’s mysterious group has turned up only a few strange, disjointed clues, and the dangerous Root elixir continues to circulate in the London underbelly. It is only a matter of time before the Root is sold to Napoleon, which would give him overwhelming dominance in the war.

Sudden threats

Then Laura, Lady Wynwood, is unexpectedly attacked by a man she had trusted. Although Phoebe and her household staff manage to protect her, her life is now in danger and she must go into hiding.

Dangerous mysteries

Laura uncovers more secrets kept by her late husband that shed illumination on his enigmatic mistress, Bianca. In the meantime, the team follows the trail of Laura’s attacker, which might enable them to capture Apothecary Jack or his compatriot, the pale-eyed man.

All the while, they are unaware that the hunters have become the hunted.

PLEASE NOTE: Like the novels published in Jane Austen’s time, this is a novel in multiple parts. Each volume has a completed story arc, but this is NOT a stand-alone novel and ends on a cliffhanger.

Camy here: I’ll be posting the excerpt in four separate blog posts.

I’m currently writing volume 5! Since volume 4 ends on a cliffhanger, as soon as I’m close to finishing volume 5, I’ll release Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 4: Betrayer, and then release volume 5 one month after that.

Below are the links to the parts of the excerpt of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 4: Betrayer. (I created the html links by hand so please let me know if any of them are dead links.) Enjoy!

Prologue
Chapter 1a
Chapter 1b
Chapter 2a

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Start the series with Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 1: Archer:
Part one in a Christian Regency Romantic Adventure epic serial novel with a supernatural twist

She met him again by shooting him.

After four seasons and unmarried because she is taller than most of her dance partners, Miss Phoebe Sauber receives the shocking news that she is being callously banished from her father’s estate because he is remarrying. Feeling betrayed by her father and by God, and wanting to escape her family’s presence, she attends an archery tournament with her friends.

But her perfect aim fails her, and her arrow hits a piece of paper held by Mr. Michael Coulton-Jones, whom she hasn’t seen much in society in several years. But strangely, her arrow tears a section of the paper with a partial symbol that looks eerily familiar to her.

He met her again while searching for a killer.

Michael had quit his work as a spy for the Foreign Office when his brother was poisoned. His search for the murderer leads him to Apothecary Jack, a criminal underworld leader with a penchant for poisons, who is gathering a powerful army through an alchemical potion that can give men supernatural strength.

But his path unexpectedly crosses again with Miss Sauber, who saves him from a trap laid by Jack. She and her Aunt Laura, Lady Wynwood, have found a vital connection to Apothecary Jack and the mysterious group he works for.

Now Michael, who had vowed to never again allow civilians to come to harm, must work with a nobleman keeping dangerous secrets, a human lie detector, a chemist, a fellow former spy, and the one woman he’s never allowed himself to get close to.

And it is only this ragtag group that stands against a traitorous organization that could enable Napoleon to conquer the world.

PLEASE NOTE: Like the novels published in Jane Austen’s time, this is a novel in multiple parts. Each volume has a completed story arc, but this is NOT a stand-alone novel and ends on a cliffhanger.

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Don’t have a Kindle?

Unfortunately, the book will only be in Amazon for now. However, if you buy a copy on Amazon and would like to read it on your non-Kindle reader, forward the receipt of your purchase to me at camys.loft@gmail.com and I’ll have BookFunnel send you an .epub copy of the file so you can side load it onto your ebook reader. (If you have any trouble downloading your review copy, please click the help link at the top of the download page. The friendly folks at BookFunnel will help you get your book.) You might also be able to download a DRM-free copy from Amazon through “Your Content and Devices” page on the Amazon website.

Comments

  1. I hope your health problems are behind you and this upcoming year will see you feeling better and better! God bless. (I'm eager to read this next installment of Lady Wynwood's Spies. It is an exciting series. Each of the novels just draws you in, and the characters are unique and interesting. Thank you!)

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you enjoy book 4!

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