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The Launching of Roger Brook (A Roger Brook Spy Adventure)
The Launching of Roger Brook - A Roger Brook Spy Adventure Author:Dennis Wheatley 1783: The first in Dennis Wheatley's famous historical series intoduces the young secret agent, Roger Brook, who was to become Prome Minister Pitt's most resourceful gatherer of information during the long years of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. — George the Mad is still on England's throne, having cost that nation her most valued... more » colonies. Marie Antoinette and Louis are still flaunting their royal vanities and debaucheries in France's angry, revolutionary faces. Europe is a tinderbox, who will strike the match?
Tall, blue-eyed Roger Brook, soon to become Prime Minister Pitt's most resourceful secret agent, was just setting out to find fame, fortune, and adventure in 1783. He might never have set out at all if it had not been for the wicked Georgina Thursby, and he most certainly would never have been involved in the secrets of French foreign policy had it not been for the ravishing Athenais de Rochambeau; but once on the way, it would take more than women to stop him...« less