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Letters for a Spy

(1970)
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A thrilling Regency romance set during the Napoleonic Wars! For fans of Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Jane Aiken Hodge and Jane Austen.

When Elizabeth Thorne inherits Crowle Manor, she gets far more than she bargained for...


1808, Sussex England



At twenty-five Elizabeth Thorne is finally able to live independently, when she finds herself the heiress to her late uncle's estate, Crowle Manor.

But while staying at an inn on the way to claim her inheritance, strange things start to occur...

She awakes to see someone hastening from her chamber. And she discovers a secret letter tucked into one of her books.

Her confusion increases when she realises her former lover, Robert Farnham, is also staying at the inn. She is sure he noticed her so why does he appear not to recognise her?

Is Robert avoiding her? Could he be the one who planted the letter... ?

What secrets are really being hidden behind the doors of Crowle Manor... ?



LETTERS FOR A SPY is a classic Regency Romance by Alice Chetwynd Ley: a traditional British, historical adventure story with a twist of suspense and mystery, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

'The story moved along at a fast pace, helped along by lots of clever dialogue, and held my interest from the start to the action packed conclusion' - A Darn Good Read Blog

'These vintage Regency romances hover somewhere between Jane Austen and the genre as we know it today. I really enjoy them.' - Sonya's Stuff

Genre: Historical Romance

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Used availability for Alice Chetwynd Ley's Letters for a Spy

Hardback Editions

March 1970 : UK Hardback
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Title: Letters for a Spy
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 0-7091-1270-X / 978-0-7091-1270-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Letters For A Spy: Danger, romance and mystery in Regency England
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 1-912546-93-0 / 978-1-912546-93-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sapere Books
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August 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Letters For A Spy
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 1-5368-6442-0 / 978-1-5368-6442-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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October 1975 : UK Paperback

Title: Letters for a Spy (A Corgi romance)
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
ISBN: 0-552-09922-8 / 978-0-552-09922-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Letters For A Spy: Danger, romance and mystery in Regency England
Author(s): Alice Chetwynd Ley
Publisher: Sapere Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA