Kit Brennan's Lola Montez Conquers The Spaniards (Whip Smart Book 1) PDF

By Kit Brennan

it truly is 1842, London, and the beautiful, ever-capricious twenty-two yr previous Eliza Gilbert, (aka Lola Montez) is in serious trouble and seeks break out from a divorce trial. eager to be unfastened, Lola accepts an desirable supply of a paid journey to Spain, if she's going to merely satisfy a couple of projects for Juan de Grimaldi—a Spanish theatre impresario who's additionally a central authority agent and undercover agent for the exiled Spanish queen, Maria Cristina. Lola quickly unearths herself in Madrid, undercover as a performer in a musical play. but if she falls dangerously in love with the objective, basic Diego de Léon—the “perfect Spanish soldier, lover and horseman”—Lola turns into a double agent and the 2 hatch a plot in their personal. catastrophe moves whilst the plot is uncovered, Diego is captured, and Lola is compelled to escape on horseback to France, with a deadly crew of Loyalists in sizzling pursuit. Will Lola’s reckless bold, female whiles, and signature whip be sufficient to avoid wasting her existence and guard her reason? she is going to must be extra whip shrewdpermanent than ever.

The writer: package Brennan is an award-winning playwright, who teaches writing and storytelling at Concordia collage in Montreal, Quebec, and who has now effectively branched out right into a new occupation as a novelist.

With her husband, Andrew, she divides her time among Montreal and the quiet lake desert of Ontario, and continues a disciplined writing regime each one morning, revising the former day’s paintings after which progressing by means of one more 5, or six, pages.

In turning out to be up her first curiosity used to be in changing into a ballet dancer, yet that gave strategy to a love of horses and an ambition to be a jockey, via portray, children’s booklet representation, and at last appearing, but with writing continually within the history somewhere.

She labored for a couple of years as an actor within the specialist theatre prior to being requested to write down a play for kids to be played on journey in basic colleges. This re-kindled her curiosity in writing and he or she moved directly to develop into a qualified playwright.

One of the recurrent topics present in her paintings is won from her curiosity in background, rather Victorian, and personalities from that period are present in either her performs and novels. She meticulously researches the characters sooner than putting them in a fictionalised surroundings with occasionally exaggerated adventures, which brings extra existence and curiosity to them than is mostly attainable in an easy biography.

Her play, ‘Tiger’s Heart’, explores the lifetime of Dr. James Barry, who was once truly a girl disguised as a guy as a way to be allowed to perform medication in an age while this used to be now not approved, and the debut ‘Whip shrewdpermanent’ sequence of novels is predicated at the real-life tale of Lola Montez, a top quality, infamous undesirable lady of the Victorian period who used to be essentially the most largely travelled ladies of her time.

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