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I like my heroes dangerous, complicated, loyal, and protective, which is why I've been on tenterhooks waiting for this book. Adrian Hawkhurst, notorious pickpocket, apprentice spy, and now head of the British Intelligence Service, has been stealing scenes and hearts since he first appeared in The Spymaster's Lady, the first of Joanna Bourne's award-winning series of espionage novels.
The Black Hawk opens with the love of Adrian's (Hawker) life collapsing on the doorstep of British Intelligence Headquarters. The Napoleonic Wars are over and Justine DeCabrillac is no longer spying for France. She has risked her life to warn Adrian, her former lover, enemy, and sometime ally, of a… Read more