Courting Trouble, Schwartz, Jenny

Courting Trouble

Authors: Schwartz, Jenny
Series: The Bustlepunk Chronicles
Publisher: Carina Press
BISAC/Subject: FIC028060, FIC027130
ISBN: 9781426894442, Related ISBNs: 1426894449, 9781426894442
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 50
Synopsis: Swan River Colony, Australia, 1895

All suffragette Esme Smith wants is respect. Her beau, American inventor Jed Reeve, may be more enlightened than most men, but lately his need to protect her is at odds with her need for independence. Esme begins to wonder if a modern woman can share her life with a man without losing some of herself.

With his courtship of Esme stalled, the last thing Jed needs is the pressure of saving the Prince of Wales. But when blueprints for a sonic destroyer fall into his hands, he uncovers an anarchist plot that could have deadly consequences.

While investigating the threats, Jed is determined to keep Esme out of harm's way, despite her protests. But when the terrorists capture Jed and demand a priceless emerald in exchange for his life, it's Esme who must draw on all her strength to save the day.

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