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Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

Audible Edition.    Dead Tree Edition.

Finished Jan 2018. Final score: 4 / 5.

Her Royal Spyness

Reason for reading:

I bought this book because it was on sale, was decently reviewed, and I wanted something light.

Knowledge before reading:

None. I went in to this book completely blind.

TLDR:

Despite the lack of "Spyness", this was a fun book.

Dan's Full Review:

Georgie is low-ranking English royalty in the middle of the Great Depression. She is bored. She is broke. And her family wants to marry her off.

From there, we are taken on a very amusing journey as she tries to solve / avoid those predicaments. It is a nice premise, and the book uses it well.

This was a very entertaining (and educational -- I learned some British royalty words) book. However, I would not classify it as much as a spy novel. There was a bit of mystery, and there was a bit of whodunit, and we did have a reveal at the end.

As long as you do not go in wanting to be presented with a bunch of clues asking you to try to figure out the answer before our heroine does, you will enjoy this read.

The book was fun. It was light. The end of book 1 was a legit conclusion (versus a massive cliffhanger to force the second book --common in sci-fi).

I'm undecided if I pick up the second book. Book 1 stood well on its own and did not leave me hungry for more.



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