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Rivals in the city

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The Agency volume 4.
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HL: High-Low 820L
In a tale steeped in action, romance, and the gaslit intrigue of Victorian London, Mary Quinn's detective skills are pitted against a cunning and desperate opponent. Mary Quinn has a lot on her mind. James Easton, her longtime love interest, wants to marry her; but despite her feelings, independent-minded Mary hesitates. Meanwhile, the Agency has asked Mary to take on a dangerous case: convicted fraudster Henry Thorold is dying in prison, and Mary must watch for the return of his estranged wife, an accomplished criminal herself who has a potentially deadly grudge against James. Finally, a Chinese prizefighter has arrived in town, and Mary can't shake a feeling that he is somehow familiar. With the stakes higher than ever, can Mary balance family secrets, conflicting loyalties, and professional expertise to bring a criminal to justice and find her own happiness?
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Grouped Work ID 9c366137-6a30-f896-6b76-5a5d2ff503b7
Full title rivals in the city
Author lee y s
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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display_description Hesitating to accept James' marriage proposal out of fear of losing her independence, Mary watches over a dying prisoner whose criminal wife holds a deadly grudge against James at the same time an unsettlingly familiar Chinese prizefighter arrives in London.
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series The Agency
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subject_facet Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Canadian, History, Household employees -- Fiction, Juvenile works, London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Quinn, Mary (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Quinn, Mary (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Sex role -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult works
title_display Rivals in the city
title_full Rivals in the City, Rivals in the city / Y.S. Lee
title_short Rivals in the city
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Historical fiction, Canadian, History, Household employees, Marriage, Murder, Mystery, Orphans, Quinn, Mary (Fictitious character), Sex role, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature