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A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair

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Also by Allison Montclair:

A Royal Affair, June 2021
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A Rogue's Company, June 2021
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The Right Sort of Man, August 2020
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A Royal Affair, June 2020
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The Right Sort of Man, June 2019
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A Royal Affair
Allison Montclair

Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery #2
Minotaur Books
June 2020
On Sale: July 28, 2020
336 pages
ISBN: 1250178398
EAN: 9781250178398
Kindle: B0818Q75N1
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Mystery Historical | Mystery Amateur Sleuth

More goes wrong than could be imagined when Iris Sparks and Gwendolyn Bainbridge of The Right Sort Marriage Bureau are unexpectedly engaged to dig into the past of a suitor of a royal princess in Allison Montclair’s delightful second novel, A Royal Affair.

In London 1946, The Right Sort Marriage Bureau is just beginning to take off and the proprietors, Miss Iris Sparks and Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge, are in need of a bigger office and a secretary to handle the growing demand. Unfortunately, they don't yet have the necessary means. So when a woman arrives--a cousin of Gwen's--with an interesting and quite remunerative proposition, they two of them are all ears.

The cousin, one Lady Matheson, works for the Queen in "some capacity" and is in need of some discreet investigation. It seems that the Princess Elizabeth has developed feelings for a dashing Greek prince and a blackmail note has arrived, alluding to some potentially damaging information about said prince. Wanting to keep this out of the palace gossip circles, but also needing to find out what skeletons might lurk in the prince's closet, the palace has quietly turned to Gwen and Iris. Without causing a stir, the two of them must now find out what secrets lurk in the prince's past, before his engagement to the future Queen of England is announced. And there's more at stake than the future of the Empire --there is their potential new office that lies in the balance.

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