Once Upon a Page
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Once Upon a Page by Jessie Clever

12/14/2021

The most dangerous thing a lady can possess is a profession.

Ten years ago, Penelope Paiget promised she’d wait for Samuel Black. But ten years ago, she was only a genteel, impoverished paid companion, forced into service after her father’s death revealed his insurmountable debts. Now she’s a successful novelist, posing as secretary to the Earl of Wickshire to hide her identity.

The most dangerous thing a gentleman can possess is a past.

Ten years ago, Samuel Black chose to go his own path instead of upholding his family’s legacy as spies. But now having fought for the formation of the Metropolitan Police Force, echoes of his past and his true origins remind him just how unworthy he is to call himself detective inspector. Let alone Penelope Paiget’s husband.

But when a dead body appears in the Earl of Wickshire’s drawing room, they have no choice but to trust each other with their secrets if they are to find the killer before it’s too late.

Once Upon a Page is the first book in the fast-paced, thrilling historical romance Shadowing London Series. If you love sweet, heart-stopping romance, spellbinding intrigue, and unexpected danger, don’t miss this captivating series from bestselling author Jessie Clever. Discover adventure and romance when you download Once Upon a Page today.

Genre:
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the narrative takes place in the past. Historical books capture the particulars of the time as correctly as possible to get authenticities, such as societal norms, ways, habits, and traditions. Historical fiction is put in a real location during a culturally recognizable moment. The facts and the actions from the narrative can be a mixture of real occasions and ones in the writer's creativity as they fill in the gaps. Characters may be pure fiction or based on actual people. But what about them and their look and attitudes, how they talk, and issues that they face, everything which should match the era.

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