Emma Masterson is one of the few female spies in England. She will do anything for her country and can't believe that she has to play the part of mistress to her former partner. After their disastrous alliance, she has been working on her own to gather intelligence information. Because of the murder she witnessed, her boss thinks she needs protection. What better cover than to be the mistress of the man that can protect her as well as work as her partner to solve the case?
Remington Hawthorne, the Earl of Latham, hasn't been able to get Emma out of his mind since they severed their partnership serving the Crown. It's his idea to make Emma his mistress as a way to protect her, but will she need protection from him?
This was a great introduction to a new series by Robyn DeHart. Even though it was a novella, I thought that the author did an excellent job of developing a plot without it seeming rushed. I look forward to more stories from this series!