“…there must be something from his youth that would indicate a future interest in subterfuge. Perhaps a book on spying techniques, or a diary with an entry entitled, “Dear Diary, I have recently taken a surprising interest in subterfuge…” Although that might be too much to hope for.”
One of my favorite parts of the book is Kate Noble’s use of the phrase, “It’s just me.” Those three simple words are used so cleverly throughout this book, by the end you will never hear the words the same again.
“Sweetheart,” he whispered, his hand stilling hers, holding it against his heart. She could feel the rapid, steady beats, the life flowing though him. “Look at me.”She met his eyes and saw there only tenderness. “It’s just me.”