A daring beauty will risk everything for love in this thrilling romance in Joanna Bourne’s Spymaster series. Raised as a poor but cunning pickpocket. Bourne’s latest espionage-based series historical (following The Spymaster’s Lady) entices with subtle subterfuge and heated romance. My Lord and Spymaster is loosely related to The Spymaster’s Lady; the characters of Doyle and Adrian from the earlier book both appear in the.

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Really, Alain de Buffoon? Her father, who I really thought of as a total jackass, left Jess to fend for herself because he was never around.

My Lord and Spymaster : Joanna Bourne :

I mean, with her past she had to have some interesting character motivations. I found the heroine to be really interesting and liked her kind-of mad, spacey genius qualities. She’s canny, resourceful and has a good head for business.

When you call on the God of Amd, you have to scrape down and give up everything, or you don’t get his attention. I felt that Jess had spymasher issues because of her past and it should fit, but sometimes too much denial and angst between the two main characters can be a bit too much.


I was grimacing though all of that.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Other books in this series. He cupped her cheek, turning spymastsr till he had her whole attention.

I take comfort from knowing that this was one of the earlier-written books. Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift have a more believable love story, kids. He was a different and less interesting character in this one. I was a little disappointed to not see more of the characters from the first book. Spyymaster of it was the sheer intense talent Bourne has: Apr 13, Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: If you’re not big on the romance side of things but you love these kinds of adventure stories, you might enjoy this one.

And how cool is that?

I have to be honest. I thought the chemistry between the hero and heroine in that one was off the charts.

The good news is, The Spymaster’s Lady wasn’t ‘beginner’s luck’. The writing was lovely and evocative, but the story itself just was not compelling for me and I never connected to the hero or heroine, both of whom got upstaged by secondary characters like Eunice the hero’s badass auntClaudia the bourrne acerbic cousinand Adrian Hawkhurst who has had spymastwr best set-up of any “story forthcoming” hero I’ve encountered so far.


Rogue Spy Joanna Bourne. But there’s a whole lot of middle that just dragged on and on. LOL She’s supposedly a genious, everybody is in awe of her intelligence This is a mystery more than a romance, and a rollicking good one at that.

My Lord and Spymaster

There were only glimpses of romantic moments between Jess and Sebastian. Sebastian takes her back to his ship and waits till she comes to. Published July 1st by Berkley Sensation first published Took me awhile to get through it, Jess was a bit hard to like this time around.

Joannna quote “Brimming with adventure, intrigue, wit, sensuality and colorful historical details, this is an adventure reader’s dream come true. Jess, the heroine, while she had many a TSTL moment, was clever and intelligent but not exactly replete bbourne bon mots.

In order to free him, she must prove that someone other than her father is the Cinq, a notorious mole. His controlling, egotistical behavior was so irritating.

His canny trading and her brilliant management have built them a fortune.