“When you read a Tracey Devlyn book, you enter a breathtaking world of passion, danger and intrigue. You won’t want to leave!”
~Anna Campbell, author of SEVEN NIGHTS IN A ROGUE’S BED
“Tracey Devlyn spins an intriguing historical romance packed with emotion and suspense where love and duty battle for first place in the hearts of spies.”
~ New York Times bestseller Dianna Love
Checkmate, My Lord
A desperate mother falls in love with the spymaster she’s sent to betray.
Catherine Ashcroft leads a quiet life caring for her precocious seven-year-old daughter, until an unexpected visitor delivers a startling ultimatum. She will match wits with the enigmatic Earl of Somerton, and it’s not just her heart that’s in danger.
Spymaster Sebastian Danvers, Earl of Somerton, is famous for his cunning. Few can outwit him and even fewer dare challenge him–until now. After returning to his country estate, his no-nonsense neighbor turns her seductive wiles on him–but why would a respectable widow like Catherine risk scandal for a few passionate nights in his bed? More details…
Advance Praise for Checkmate, My Lord
“Devlyn’s seamless writing will entice readers and keep them eager for the next installment.” ~ Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
“Devlyn delivers an emotional, powerful read.” ~ RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
“Devlyn’s edgy and sexy series is gaining momentum, and historical-romantic suspense fans, particularly those who enjoy Brenda Joyce, will delight in this.” ~ Booklist
“Love the characters, lots of mystery, murderers, spies and lots of romance!!!!!!!! CHECKMATE MY LORD is an edge of your seat exciting read!” ~ Fresh Fiction
“Tracey Devlyn’s writing style is compelling and powerful. She taps into the emotions and senses of the reader as she reveals the dark side of human nature as well as the giving, honest, and loving side that overrides the darkness.” ~ Long and Short Reviews
“Devlyn’s second romance thriller, and like her first, it comes with an exciting plot, steamy love scenes, and twists and turns throughout.” ~ Historical Novel Society
“It is a truly enthralling romantic thriller.” ~ All About Romance