The Agency 1: A Spy in the House (Agency (Audio) #1) (Compact Disc)

The Agency 1: A Spy in the House (Agency (Audio) #1) By Y. S. Lee, Justine Eyre (Read by) Cover Image
By Y. S. Lee, Justine Eyre (Read by)
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Steeped in Victorian atmosphere and intrigue, this diverting mystery trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious secret assignment.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education, instruction in fine manners--and an unusual vocation. Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls is a cover for an all-female investigative unit called The Agency, and at seventeen, Mary is about to put her training to the test. Assuming the guise of a lady's companion, she must infiltrate a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships. But the household is full of dangerous deceptions, and there is no one to trust--or is there? Packed with action and suspense, banter and romance, and evoking the gritty backstreets of Victorian London, this breezy mystery debuts a daring young detective who lives by her wits while uncovering secrets--including those of her own past.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781441890368
ISBN-10: 144189036X
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: December 1st, 2010
Language: English
Series: Agency (Audio)