When Grace Blakely returns to Embassy Row, she wants to forget the past three years of her life. Recovery from witnessing her mother's death three years earlier has not been easy. She knows she isn't crazy and despite what everyone says, she knows her mother's death was not an accident. Grace is determined to find the man responsible and make him pay. Soon Grace and her new friends are entangled in a dangerous search for justice and revenge.
However, will Grace be able to prevent another murder when no one believes what she says? Ally Carter introduces a new series with a different approach to espionage and international intrigue. Grace is a complicated character placed in an equally complicated world of political tension. Her story introduces excellent suspense and plot twists that will keep readers guessing. Carter creates an exciting story and her writing remains clean and age appropriate.