The national best-selling author of Royal Blood whisks her heroine away to the French Riviera for fun-and danger. Lady Georgiana Rannoch has once again been called into service by Her Majesty the Queen. This time she´s sent to Nice on a secret assignment that´s nothing to sneeze at: recover the Queen´s stolen snuff box. As much of an honor as it is to be trusted by Her Majesty, an even greater honor awaits Georgie in Nice - as Coco Chanel herself asks Georgie to model her latest fashion. But when a necklace belonging to the Queen is stolen on the catwalk, Georgie has to find two priceless items - and solve a murder. How´s a girl to find any time to go to the casino? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Katherine Kellgren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003261/bk_adbl_003261_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The national bestselling author of ´´Royal Blood´´ whisks her heroine away to the French Riviera for fun--and danger. OGeorgie´s latest adventure is charming and lighthearted as ever.O--´´Kirkus Reviews.´´ In the fifth Royal Spyness Mystery, Lady Georgiana Rannoch discovers that being a minor royal has its privileges when she visits the glamorous-and dangerous-French Riviera? London, 1933. Her Majesty the Queen is sending Georgie off to Nice with a secret assignment-to recover her priceless, stolen snuff box from the disreputable Sir Toby Groper. Her Majesty´s trust is an honor, but an even greater honor is bestowed upon Georgie in Nice when none other than Coco Chanel asks her to model the latest fashions. Unfortunately, things go disastrously wrong on the catwalk and before Georgie can snatch the snuff box, someone´s life is snuffed out in a very dastardly way. With a murderer on the loose-and Georgie´s beau Darcy seen in the company of another woman-how´s a girl to find any time to go to the casino?
Georgie Burgess has known only neglect and abuse during his seven and a half years of life. His alcoholic mother does little to prevent the bruises and scars inflicted on Georgie by her brutal boyfriend. With each blow, the little boy withdraws further into his dreams. When he wins a small rose bush in a lottery, it seems as if one of his dreams has finally come true. But after a particularly savage beating, he is taken from his mother and placed in a home for boys. Surrounded by strangers, and with the rosebush as his only link to the world, both the boy and his treasured plant must learn how to grow and thrive. Irene Hunt has written many books for young people; she has won both a Newbery Honor and a Newbery Medal for her work. Drawing on her professional background in psychology, she creates a heartwarming tale of emerging trust and hope in The Lottery Rose. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/002584/bk_reco_002584_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.