A Most Extraordinary Pursuit

Emmaline Truelove (Book 1)

Save As:
Rate It:


Known for her original plots, deft characterization, and lyrical voice, Juliana Gray presents an extraordinary novel of an uncommon pursuit…

February, 1906. As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia-and a woman of scrupulous character-Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht, under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London. But here they are, improperly bound on a quest to find the duke's enigmatic heir, current whereabouts unknown.

An expert on anachronisms, Maximilian Haywood was last seen at an archaeological dig on the island of Crete. And from the moment Truelove and Silverton disembark, they are met with incidents of a suspicious nature: a ransacked flat, a murdered government employee, an assassination attempt. As they travel from port to port on Max's trail, piecing together the strange events of the days before his disappearance, Truelove will discover the folly of her misconceptions-about the whims of the heart, the motives of men, and the nature of time itself…


The Lady spared not a glance for the gross and bloated body of her husband the Prince as she rose from their bed, but stepped instead into the antechamber and called for her handmaids to dress her. Wh...

About the Author:

Juliana Gray, the author of A Strange Scottish Shore and A Most Extraordinary Pursuit, is a pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams, the author of The Wicked City, A Certain Age, Along the Infinite Sea, Tiny Little Thing, The…


No Reviews Yet. Please leave a review and help other readers decide

What can you read after
A Most Extraordinary Pursuit?

Meet New Books is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a way for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to products and services on amazon.com and its subsidiaries.
When you click the Amazon link and make a purchase, we may receive a small commision, at no cost to you.