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Love in Disguise
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When costume-maker Ellie Moore suddenly finds herself out of a job in the middle of a bleak Chicago winter, she uses her knowledge of theatrical disguise to secure a position as an undercover operative with the Pinkerton Detective Agency. Her assignment: find the culprit behind the theft of silver shipped from the mines near Pickford, Arizona.
Disguised as Lavinia Stewart, a middle-aged widow, Ellie begins her investigation. Soon she finds she must also pose as the dazzling young Jessie Monroe, whose vivacious personality encourages people to talk. Mine owner Steven Pierce is about to lose his business after the theft of several bullion shipments--until hope arrives in the unlikely form of Lavinia Stewart, who offers to invest in Steven's mine.
In his wildest dreams, Steven never expected to be rescued by an inquisitive gray-haired widow . . . or to fall head over heels for Lavinia's captivating niece, Jessie.But then the thieves come after both Lavinia and Jessie. Ellie isn't safe no matter which character she plays!
Will she be forced to reveal her true identity before the criminals are caught?
What will Steven do when he discovers the woman he loves doesn't exist?
Love in Disguise by Carol Cox was published by Baker in July 2012 and is our 26207th best seller. The ISBN for Love in Disguise is 9780764209550.
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Cox does a wonderful job of combining historical details, romance, and suspense.Review by Library Journal
Out of a job, Ellie Moore decides to put her theater training to use as a detective with the Pinkerton Agency. Her first case brings her to Pickford, AZ, where she must pose as a middle-aged widow named Lavinia in order to discover who has been stealing silver from Steven Pierce's mine. Lavinia doesn't inspire the locals to talk, however, and soon Ellie is also pretending to be Lavinia's lively niece, Jessie Monroe. Confusion ensues when Steve finds himself falling in love with Jessie, and the thieves go after both Jessie and Lavinia. VERDICT Cox does a wonderful job of combining historical details, romance, and suspense. Though Cox's latest has moments of humor, it will still appeal to fans of Dee Henderson for the suspense aspect.
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|Page last updated||11th December 2014|
|Author / Artist||Carol Cox|
|Publisher||Baker (July 2012)|
|Number of Pages||352|