Her Royal Spyness

I have been loving Rhys Bowen’s Royal Spyness series. The first book in the series is Her Royal Spyness. Lady Georgiana (Georgie to her friends and family) is 34th in line to the throne of England. Her family lost all their money in the crash of 1929 and now she is trying to figure out what to do with her life. Georgie has no desire to marry for money, even though that is what is expected of her. Before long her grandmother Queen Victoria sends her off to spy on her son – so she begins her spying career.

This was an entertaining historical mystery that takes place during the 1930’s in Great Britain. Bowen captures the atmosphere the time period and location so well. I loved reading about the fashions, the historical figures and the new inventions of the time. This is such a great era to read about since the world is constantly changing politically. Georgie is such a fun character, she is feisty and resilient. No task is too small for her, whether that means tracking down murderers or starting a cleaning business just to get by. Her Royal Spyness series is a great escape read that is full of charm.

Rhys Bowen will be attending this year Tucson Festival of Books on March 14th and 15th, so this is the perfect time to start reading her books.

Bestsellers

Here are our bestsellers for the end of February:

1  Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly

2  Deadly Stakes by JA Jance

3  American Sniper by Chris Kyle

4  Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

5  Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

6  Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

7  The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

8  Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

9  City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

10  The Kitchen House by  Kathleen Grissom