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Barclay Pearce was once London's top thief, however, he knows uses his skill to help his country during the war. After he rescues a clockmaker's daughter, he begins to question his life and wonder what his future might hold.
Evelina Manning has always fought for independence. However, she didn't expect to inspire her finance to end their engagement and join the war efforts. When Barclay Pearce visits her father to study clockwork repair, Evelina finds herself drawn to him. As England plunges deeper into war, Evelina and her father will have to rely on Barclay to help them escape when their safety becomes compromised.
I have read the first book in the series and enjoyed it. This book was also a good and easy read. I found the characters to be enjoyable and relatable. I like how the author showed the bonds of friendship and family. Overall, another good read by the author.
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About the BookOnce London’s top thief, Barclay Pearce has turned his back on his life of crime and now uses his skills for a nation at war. But not until he rescues a clockmaker’s daughter from a mugging does he begin to wonder what his future might hold.
Evelina Manning has constantly fought for independence but she certainly never meant for it to inspire her fiancé to end the engagement and enlist in the army. When the intriguing man who saved her returns to the Manning residence to study clockwork repair with her father, she can’t help being interested. But she soon learns that nothing with Barclay Pearce is as simple as it seems.
As 1915 England plunges ever deeper into war, the work of an ingenious clockmaker may give England an unbeatable military edge—and Germany realizes it as well. Evelina’s father soon finds his whole family in danger—and it may just take a reformed thief to steal the time they need to escape it.
About the Author
Roseanna M. White is a bestselling, Christy Award nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two kids, editing, designing book covers, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of a slew of historical novels that span several continents and thousands of years. Spies and war and mayhem always seem to find their way into her books…to offset her real life, which is blessedly ordinary. You can learn more about her and her stories at www.RoseannaMWhite.com.
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