The Gentleman Spy, by Erica Vetsch {book review} and Giveaway

About the book

He only wanted a duchess for a day--but she's determined to make it a marriage for life
When his father and older brother suddenly pass away, the new Duke of Haverly is saddled with a title he never expected to bear. To thwart the plans of his scheming family, the duke impulsively marries a wallflower. After all, she's meek and mild; it should be easy to sequester her in the country and get on with his life--as a secret agent for the Crown.
But his bride has other ideas. She's determined to take her place not only as his duchess but as his wife. As a duchess, she can use her position to help the lowest of society--the women forced into prostitution because they have no skills or hope. Her endeavors are not met favorably in society, nor by her husband who wishes she'd remain in the background as he ordered.
Can the duke succeed in relegating her to the sidelines of his life? When his secrets are threatened with exposure, will his new wife be an asset or a liability?

What I thought about the book

Let me tell you, once I started reading The Gentleman Spy, I didn't want to stop! In one way, I felt like I could relate well with Lady Charlotte, who felt like she was never "good enough," nor that she could ever please her father. But in the end, she proves just how strong she really is. I found this Regency historical to be captivating and enchanting, with a touch of intrigue.

A few months ago, I reviewed Erica's book, The Lost Lieutenant; be sure to go read it, yourself.

About the author

Erica Vetsch is a New York Times best-selling and ACFW Carol Award–winning author. She is a transplanted Kansan now living in Minnesota with her husband, who she claims is both her total opposite and soul mate.  
Vetsch loves Jesus, history, romance, and sports. When she’s not writing fiction, she’s planning her next trip to a history museum and cheering on her Kansas Jayhawks and New Zealand All Blacks.
A self-described history geek, she has been planning her first research trip to England.
Learn more about Erica Vetsch and her books at She can also be found on Facebook 

Disclosure: I received a free review copy of this book in order to give you my honest opinion.

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  1. I'm so happy you enjoyed The Gentleman Spy and could relate to Charlotte! Thank you for reading and reviewing! It means a lot!


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