An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League #1)



An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League #1) Epub An Extraordinary Union The Loyal League 1 Author Alyssa Cole Varanus.us As The Civil War Rages Between The States, A Courageous Pair Of Spies Plunge Fearlessly Into A Maelstrom Of Ignorance, Deceit, And Danger, Combining Their Unique Skills To Alter The Course Of History And Break The Chains Of The Past.Elle Burns Is A Former Slave With A Passion For Justice And An Eidetic Memory Trading In Her Life Of Freedom In Massachusetts, She Returns To The Indignity Of Slavery In The South To Spy For The Union Army.Malcolm McCall Is A Detective For Pinkerton S Secret Service Subterfuge Is His Calling, But He S Facing His Deadliest Mission Yet Risking His Life To Infiltrate A Rebel Enclave In Virginia.Two Undercover Agents Who Share A Common Cause And An Undeniable Attraction Malcolm And Elle Join Forces When They Discover A Plot That Could Turn The Tide Of The War In The Confederacy S Favor Caught In A Tightening Web Of Wartime Intrigue, And Fighting A Fiery And Forbidden Love, Malcolm And Elle Must Make Their Boldest Move To Preserve The Union At Any Cost Even If It Means Losing Each Other.

Alyssa Cole is a science editor, pop culture nerd, and romance junkie who splits her time between fast paced NYC and island paced life in the Caribbean In addition to writing, she has hosted a romance book club and taught romance writing at the Jefferson Market Library in NYC When she s not busy writing, traveling, and learning French, she can be found watching cat videos on the Internet with he Alyssa Cole is a science editor, pop culture nerd, and romance junkie who splits her time between fast paced NYC and island paced life in the Caribbean In addition to writing, she has hosted a romance book club and taught romance writing at the Jefferson Market Library in NYC When she s not busy writing, traveling, and learning French, she can be found watching cat videos on the Internet with her real life romance hero

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  • Paperback
  • 263 pages
  • An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League #1)
  • Alyssa Cole
  • English
  • 11 January 2017
  • 1496707443

10 thoughts on “An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League #1)

  1. K.J. Charles says:

    Exceptional A standout example of historical romance as it should be deeply and solidly grounded in reality, no soft soaping or viewing the past through Vaseline smeared lenses, but with a passionate insistence on people s ability to strive for the best in ourselves This book is a blast of rage against Ameri...

  2. Nenia ✨ Queen of Literary Trash, Protector of Out-of-Print Gems, Khaleesi of Bodice Rippers, Mother of Smut, the Unrepentant, Breaker of Convention ✨ Campbell says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestThe first book I ever read by Alyssa Cole was BE NOT AFRAID Like AN EXTRAORDINARY UNION, BE NOT AFRAID is a Civil War era historical romance told from an African American perspective Unlike EXTRAORDINARY, BE NOT is short wasn t able to utilize its length well As much as I appreciated reading a fictional account of history from a perspective we needof, I ended up being disappointed, although I did say that if the author wrote Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestThe first book I ever read by Alyssa Cole was BE NOT AFRAID Like AN EXTRAORDINARY UNION, BE NOT AFRAID is a Civil War era historical romance told from an African American perspective Unlike EXTRAORDINARY, BE NOT is short wasn t able to utilize its length well As much as I appreciated reading a fictional account of history from a perspective we needof, I ended up being disappointed, although I did say that if the author wrote a full length novel, I would be back.Well, she did, so here I am And I am glad to be back, because AN EXTRAORDINARY UNION was...

  3. The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears says:

    I want to change things here, in my own country, and there s a way that I especially can be helpful Elle Burns Many, many, many years ago I started reading one of my grandmother s bodice ripper romances set in the antebellum South I never finished it I don t remember what it was called or who the author was, but I do remember throwing the damn book in the trash, after I d ripped it to shreds Now, the idea of destroying books wasn t something I was into, and still don t do no matter how craI want to change things here, in my own country, and there s a way that I especially can be helpful Elle Burns Many, many, many years ago I started reading one of my grandmother s bodice ripper romances set in the antebellum South I never finished it I don t remember what it was called or who the author was, but I do remember throwing the damn book in the trash, after I d ripped it to shreds Now, the idea of destroying books wasn t something I was into, and still don t do no matter how craptastic a book is However, the sheer fuckwittery of this author in depicting some mythical, genteel South, full of beautiful southern belles, sipping mint juleps on shady verandas, while dancing attendance on handsome southern suitors, all the while completely ignoring or in this case glamorizing the horrors of human chattel slavery which made such lives possible was waythan I could d...

  4. Ira says:

    Wow, I m not sure how to describe how I feel about this book but I want to say this first, I LOVE LOVE LOVE this book I read interracial romance story from this era before but not between the Scott born and an ex slave They couldn t even seen talking, let s alone fall in love, how they can end up loving each other like this and continue to do their detective work This book is honest, raw, exciting, harsh, plenty suspense and it will break your heart but a beautiful forbidden love story too.Ms Wow, I m not sure how to describe how I feel about this book but I want to say this first, I LOVE LOVE LOVE this book I read interracial romance story from this era before but not between the Scott born and an ex slave They couldn...

  5. Deanne Patterson says:

    I wasn t sure what to expect when I requested this book I mean this is an interracial couple during the civil war They can t even be seen talking together let alone any hint of anythingShe is a former slave who trades her freedom for a life of slavery to spy for the Union Army He is a detective for Pinkerton s Secret Service.She is a spitfire,smart,sassy and goes after what she wants A...

  6. Tina says:

    4.5 starsThis is a really good book.First let me get out of the way that this is a traditional historical romance, complete with loving and sexing and sexing an loving But it hasin common with some old skool romances than in hist roms writtenrecently in that the author uses the events of the time as actual historical detail not just wallpaper history to give the story a lot of texture and grounds it in its plot.In the early days of the Civil War, Elle Burns...

  7. Deetimes says:

    Alyssa Cole s An Extraordinary Union was an exceptional historical romance fiction with all the feels overflowing even with the compact and content of the eraThe Civil War This was Malcom and Elle s extraordinary love story and it was an inspiring one too If you enjoy historical romance with suspense, well An Extraordinary Union is one book I strongly recommend to you because as extraordinary as it was it broke down the ideal that even in that era love didn t have a color Elle was bl Alyssa Cole s An Extraordinary Union was an exceptional historical romance fiction with all the feels overflowing even with the compact and content of the eraThe Civil War This was Malcom and Elle s extraordinary love story and it was an inspiring one too If you enjoy historical romance with suspense, well An Extraordinary Union is one book I strongly recommend to you because as extraordinary as it was it broke down the ideal that even in that era love didn t have a color Elle was black and Malcolm, a white man who both were spies fighting for the same cause of freeing slaves during the Civil War up North Trust was a theme in this story because of their skin color and even some nurture versus nature philosophy Smart, Elle being Black or Colored and charismatic Malcolm, White well who can you believe But good Malcolm trusted Elle with love in his heart and this love enveloped itself around them both But remember in that era any type of union or marriage woul...

  8. Joanna Loves Reading says:

    This story takes place early on in the American Civil War, involving two spies that have found a place in the South to hopefully help the North Elle is a former slave, who had been freed along with her parents as a child She has exceptional memory skills that allow her to recall information word for word, having only heard or read once Her assignment is to spy in a prominent Southern household, playing the slave again Malcolm is a Scottish immigrant, playing the part of the Confederate soldi This story takes place early on in the American Civil War, involving two spies that have found a place in the South to hopefully help the North Elle is a former slave, who had been freed along with her parents as a child She has exceptional memory skills that allow her to recall information word for word, having only heard or read once Her assignment is to spy in a p...

  9. Mei says:

    I received this book from Netgalley for my honest review When I requested this book from Netgalley, I thought it would be a usual historical romance with just a black woman as heroine Boy, was I wrong This is so muchI loved the heroine, Elle She s just plain extraordinary I loved her strength and courage, her smartness, her incredible mind, her sharp and sometimes snarky remarks There wasn t anything I would have changed In an era when being woman, black and, on top, slave was th I received this book from Netgalley for my honest review When I requested this book from Netgalley, I thought it would be a usual historical romance with just a black woman as heroine Boy, was I wrong This is so muchI loved the heroine, Elle She s just plain extraordinary I loved her strength and courage, her smartness, her incredible mind, her sharp and sometimes snarky remarks There wasn t anything I would have changed In an era when being woman, black and, on top, slave was the worst place to be, she was truly an exception She was also versatile posing as a slave she was a submissive mute girl, being a spy for...

  10. SmartBitches says:

    Full review at Smart Bitches, Trashy BooksThis review could easily end up being 6500 words long I don t think it will, but holy smokes is there SO MUCH TO SAY.First, yes, you should absolutely read this book immediately, if you haven t already There is so much happening in the conflict within each of the protagonists, between the protagonists, and around them and their allies and enemies, I can t possibly discuss all of it, but please know if you are a reader and why else would you be here, Full review at Smart Bitches, Trashy BooksThis review could easily end up being 6500 words lon...

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