A Name Unknown by: Roseanna M. White

Posted: September 13, 2017 in Uncategorized, Book Review
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A story with a twist and a touch of redemption. The story follows professional thief Rosemary who had grown up on the streets of London just before the first world war. She knocks on the door of her next mark, thinking she can work and angle and get the high valued items she needs to survive on the streets. Instead we follow Rosemary as she slowly evolves from Urchin pretending to be someone better to becoming someone better.

I am a fan of historical fiction, especially with a twist. The story is lively and is a page turner. It will be interesting to see what author Rosanna M. White writes next.

From the Publisher
Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins who helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they are no longer pickpockets–instead they focus on high value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. Rosemary is beginning to question whether she can continue in this life when she’s offered the challenge of a lifetime–determine whether a certain wealthy gentleman is loyal to Britain or to Germany. After all how does one steal a family’s history, their very name?
As Europe moves ever closer to World War I, rumors swirl around Peter Holstein. Awkward and solitary, but with access to the king, many fear his influence. But Peter can’t help his German last name and wants to prove his loyalty to the Crown–so he can go back to anonymously writing a series of popular adventure novels. When Rosemary arrives on his doorstep pretending to be a well-credentialed historian, Peter believes she’s the right person to help him dig through his family’s past.

When danger and suspicion continue to mount, both realize they’re in a race against time to discover the truth–about Peter’s past and about the undeniable attraction kindling between them.

About the Author
Roseanna M. White pens her novels beneath her Betsy Ross flag, with her Jane Austen action figure watching over her. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two children, editing and designing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of nine novels, ranging from biblical fiction to American-set romances to her new British series. Roseanna lives with her family in West Virginia. Learn more at http://www.RoseannaMWhite.com.

“Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.”

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