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An Extraordinary Union

(2017)
(The first book in the Loyal League series)
A novel by

 
 
A former slave finds danger, intrigue, and passion undercover as a spy in first of this Civil War–era romance series from an award-winning author.
 
Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union Army.
 
Malcolm McCall is a detective for Pinkerton’s Secret Service. Subterfuge is his calling, but he’s facing his deadliest mission yet—risking his life to infiltrate a Rebel enclave in Virginia.
 
Two undercover agents who share a common cause—and an undeniable attraction—Malcolm and Elle join forces when they discover a plot that could turn the tide of the war in the Confederacy’s favor. Caught in a tightening web of wartime intrigue, and fighting a fiery and forbidden love, Malcolm and Elle must make their boldest move to preserve the Union at any cost—even if it means losing each other. . .
 
An Entertainment Weekly TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Bookpage TOP PICK
A Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2017
A Vulture TOP 10 ROMANCE BOOKS OF 2017
A Publishers Weekly BEST BOOKS OF 2017
A Booklist TOP 10 ROMANCE FICTION 2017

“Richly detailed setting, heart-stopping plot, and unforgettable characters.” —Deanna Raybourn, New York Times–bestselling author
 
“You should absolutely read this book, immediately, if you haven’t already. . . . This book is a marvelous, intelligent, respectful, breathtaking treat for your brain.” —Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

Genre: Historical Romance

Praise for this book

"Richly detailed setting, heart-stopping plot, and unforgettable characters." - Deanna Raybourn


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Used availability for Alyssa Cole's An Extraordinary Union

Hardback Editions

May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League)
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
ISBN: 1-4104-9790-9 / 978-1-4104-9790-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: An Extraordinary Union: An Epic Love Story of the Civil War (The Loyal League)
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
ISBN: 1-4967-0744-3 / 978-1-4967-0744-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington
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Audio Editions

August 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League Series)
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
ISBN: 1-66446-094-2 / 978-1-66446-094-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. and Blackstone Publishing
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March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: An Extraordinary Union
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
Publisher: Recorded Books
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March 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: An Extraordinary Union
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: An Extraordinary Union: An Epic Love Story of the Civil War (The Loyal League Book 1)
Author(s): Alyssa Cole
Publisher: Kensington Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU