Lord Tony's Wife_ An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel

Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Book Description

"Lord Tony's Wife: An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel" is a historical adventure novel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, originally published in 1917. The story is part of the larger Scarlet Pimpernel series and is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. The narrative centers on Sir Percy Blakeney, also known as the Scarlet Pimpernel, a cunning and resourceful Englishman who leads a secret band of rescuers to save French aristocrats from the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. In "Lord Tony's Wife," the focus shifts to the character Lord Antony Dewhurst, a close friend of Sir Percy. The plot unfolds as Lord Tony finds himself entangled in a complex web of political intrigue, romance, and danger. He becomes unwittingly involved in a mission to save a French royalist and encounters various challenges and adversaries along the way. The novel combines elements of suspense, adventure, and romance, as the characters navigate the perilous political landscape of Revolutionary France. As with other works in the Scarlet Pimpernel series, Orczy weaves together historical events with fictional characters, creating a thrilling tale of heroism, loyalty, and love in the face of revolutionary turmoil. This book is copyright free and can be downloaded without incurring any cost.

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