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The Spy Who Loved Her (Once Upon An Accident #3)

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To keep her safe, he will not only have to risk his life, but also his heart.

Lady Anna was once considered the catch of the season. Now, three years after she fell for a man who tried to murder her cousin, she eases her guilt with charity work at an orphanage. Until her mother insists she do her duty.

Attending her cousin’s ball is irritating enough. It’s her one dance with
Published March 8th 2011 by Samhain Publishing
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Mandi Schreiner
Mar 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: historical
Favorite Quote: There was something so…wrong, discussing your love life with your mother – especially while naked.

Lady Anna has lived in relative seclusion the past three years after the man she thought she was in love with tried to murder her cousin. Feeling guilt for being involved with such a man, she has shunned society and taken refuge in working for an orphanage, something very important to her. But her mother and brother Sebastian are now insisting she make appearance at balls and Anna li
Feb 23, 2011 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars.

I was so happy to finally read Anna and Daniel's story. It was a long damn wait. Anna has done a lot of growing up since book 2, and has resigned herself that she won't ever marry. She is working and supporting an orphanage, much to the chagrin of her brother (hero of book 1). He has resigned himself to it, and instead of forbidding it, assigns servants to watch over her. So Anna has become quite independent, although it all stems from guilt over her part in her cousin Cecily's attack
Jan 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing



I loved SPY. It was great to get back into the Once Upon an Accident series. Things have changed since we last saw Anna and Daniel. Anna wasn't left unscathed by the events in LESSONS IN SEDUCTION. She's grown up and become a woman.

Daniel is still as hot and secretive as before. He's got a lot on his plate and thinks he can't have the woman he desires.

I really enjoyed the way Anna and Daniel's story was told. The suspense was also good. The clues spread ou
The third book in Melissa Schroeder's Once Upon an Accident. Lady Anna is still feeling guilty over something that happened three years ago and has thrown herself into working with orphans. Her mother is bugging her to attend social functions and to get married. But Anna doesn't trust her feelings and has vowed not to marry. Douglas, the Earl of Bridgerton, is a great friend of Anna's brother and is also being nagged to marry. When it appears that Anna may be in danger he steps up to the plate t ...more
Chele Blades
Jan 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
okay so I waited for this book...hoping to end a I do not want it to end...loved the book

Anna was a favorite since she appeared on Colleens doorstep looking for her brother...and I knew Daniel would be great for her...loved it...tried to put it down to cook and decided to finish it instead...had to know what dinner was late and I ended up going through a drive thru...but at least Daniel and Anna got their story told!!!

Would love and need more from this Once Upon An
Oct 15, 2010 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Book 3 of the "Once Upon an Accident" series!! I cannot wait.
Feb 17, 2011 rated it really liked it
Lady Anna still lives with the guilt that she was partially responsible for her cousin almost being killed three years ago. She fell in love with the man responsible for her cousin’s pain and can’t forgive herself. She’s resigned to the fact that she’ll most likely never get married and has hidden her emotions and outspoken nature deep inside. Anna’s family is worried about her mental state and her mother feels she is wasting away. Anna can barely be around those she loves and prefers her solitu ...more
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Okay, first off, is that not an absolutely gorgeous cover? The painter in me is completely in love with it!

I had previously read the first two books in the series, The Accidental Countess and Lessons in Seduction respectively, both of which got a 4.5/5 Star rating from me here on Goodreads. It has been over a year, however, since I’d read either of them, so while I was vaguely familiar with the characters, I was a bit
Mar 07, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle

The Spy who Loved Her is a historical. I loved all the character immediately.I like when that happens although sometimes you just have to warm up to someone right? lol Anna was in a previous book involved in a scandal and did not think herself worthy of love and family for herself. She blamed herself for everything that happened and was hell bent on punishing herself for it. Now you have Daniel. He was best friends with Anna's brother and grew up around Anna and thought of her as a friend. That
Jan 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Lady Anna was really hurt by the events surrounding Lady Cecily's abduction. She feels that she has a lot to be guilty over. Her flirtation opened the door for Dewhurst to hurt one of her best friends. To appease her guilt, she has poured her all into an orphanage in the wrong side of town.

Lord Daniel is a spy, the latest in a family of spies. He is determined not to marry and expose another woman to the pain his mother felt when his father was killed in the line of duty.

Anna is in danger and on
Patricia Ange
Ended abruptly

This is the third book in the series and I have to say the characters I most wanted to see receive their happy ever after. The problem with the story was that the characters were entirely different from the previous books in this series. While the author attempted to explain the differences in character behavior it really doesn't come across as believable. Don't get me wrong I enjoyed the story and the characters but I think I might have enjoyed it more if the characters had the sa
Apr 01, 2011 rated it it was ok
I might have liked this book more had I read it's predecessor, Lessons in Seduction immediately before reading this. There is so much that is from that book (which I've read, although over a year ago) and is crucial to Lady Anna's personality and basically everything to do with her at all. I felt pretty lost throughout the book since I didn't remember the murder plot (that somehow Anna was involved in?). Would definitely recommend reading the prior book soon before reading this one - then maybe ...more
Kathy Heare Watts
Jan 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I had to read the third book before the second because I have borrowed them from the library and the second is still not available.

Another great story with characters from the first story, The Accidental Countess, but this story is about Daniel and Lady Anna. Daniel works as a spy for England, as did his father and other family members. Lady Anna is his childhood friend, Sebastian's, sister.

Daniel is still trying to solve the murder of his father and knows if he becomes involved with Anna, she w
Karen Wilson
Oct 20, 2013 rated it it was ok
The high ratings encouraged me to read this as well as the humorous excerpt where Daniel was talking to his mother at the beginning of the book.

This is a very light-hearted romance with minimal credibility in terms of the overarching plot. For a master spy in the family of spies, Daniel REALLY needs to retire. The villain 's purposes also did not make any sense.

The heroine, Lady Anna came across to me as either TSTL (then again, they may be both TSTL so they're well suited) or just super insecur
Feb 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: historical
Not bad, but there was something missing with the interaction between H/h... It could be because I haven't read the previous books in the series.
It started off a little bit slower than the previous one and there was no Epilogue. Hmm it was still a good story.
Cheri D Mendenhall

I really liked Daniel and Anna's story, catching up with the other characters. I would like to see if Simon could have his own story too.
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