The Lady and Mr. Jones
Born in the rookeries, the hard life is something Jones is all too familiar with. Saved as a young boy, he was trained to be a spy, one of the best--elite, in fact. He now spends his days serving His Majesty in espionage, hunting rogue spies.His latest assignment, though, has him tracking a fellow spy...
Cat Ashdown is a baroness. Nothing is more important than protecting f...more
A story that sparkles 'the whole night through' and beyond.
Spiced with two great lead characters, Jones a man of secrets and action, a spy extraordinaire from the harsh humble beginnings of the Rookeries and now in service to the Crown. A spy's spy who hunts traitorous agents. Jones has to in his sights Lord Wycomb, a coldly efficient master of the art. Which leads Jones straight to Baroness Cat Ashdown.
Cat has found herself 'wedged between the trustees, her ...more
If you plan on reading this then make sure you are ready to read it from start-to-finish; this was a hard one to put down and I absolutely inhaled it...forget your worries, errands or any chores you may have because this book will tak ...more
This book is really well-written and has interesting characters. I quite enjoyed reading it especially because I just love spy stories. Jones and Cat are just perfect characters, as well as, spies.
Cat has been brought up to care of her father's estates. Her father has never treated her like some helpless woman and yet for some reason he left her without much authority, she has to depend on her uncle until she marries. It seems so unfair to her. She wants to take care of her tenants and ...more
Mary Elizabeth Frances Catherine Ashdown 13th Baroness of Worthington Cat to her friends and family, is an heiress born into privilege she had everything while growing up, but upon her fathers death she’s become a ward to her evil uncle Lord Wycomb. As her guardian he has complete control over her inheritance and her. She will not be able to take control of her inheritance until she’s the ripe old age of thirty- ...more
But things seem to b ...more
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I thought this was an excellent story. It has it all, murder, drugs, kidnapping, intrigue and danger. Her uncle is not a nice man and he wants to get as much of her money as he can. The characters are well rounded and the dialogue moves with the acti ...more
No man is more Cat Ashdown's opposite than Jones, the man she's just met and the man that has declared himself her shadow in order to keep her safe. However, when Jones latest assignment brings him in constant contact with Cat, he decides it's better that she's on his side than trying to find information about her uncle's dealings on her own. Yet, the closer they come to discovering the truth, the more danger Jones and Cat find themselves in. Will Jones be able to keep Cat safe, or will he lose ...more
Jones is my fav kind of hero. A man of honour and integrity. The most trustworthy of spies in service, he is The Spy who is called upon to spy on the other spies – whenever there is ever a h ...more
The Lady and Mr Jones by is the fourth book in Alyssa Alexander’s Spy in the Ton Series. This was the first book of the series that I’ve read and I had no issues with following along with the story.
Born in the rookeries, Jones, rescued from a dismal life as a young boy was trained to be an elite spy. His latest assignment, though, has him tracking Lord Wycombe, a fellow spy who is believed to have g ...more
To Mary Elizabeth Francis Ashdown, Baroness Worthington nothing is more important than protecting five hundred years of heritage, she knows every detail of every estate that commands the largest income in Britain— yet her fath ...more
What sets this novel apart from many roma ...more
Catherine Ashdown is a lady of quality, titled in her own right, but her guardian is making her life rather difficult cutting her freedom to help her tenants and pushing her to marry a man she doesn’t even know.
Secrets and intrigue fill th ...more
Mary Elizabeth Frances Catherine Ashdown 13th Baroness of Worthington 'Cat' has a life of privileged until her father leaves her inheritance in trust to h ...more
Mary Elizabeth Ashdown, Baroness Worthington is one of the wealthiest people in England. Unfortunately because she is still underage she doesn't have control if it. Her uncle is one if the trustees of her estate and he is being very difficult to deal with.
This is an intrigue filled story loaded with danger. Our char ...more
They were both very strong characters that played very well off eac ...more