Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Velvet Undercover by Teri Brown

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Velvet Undercover by Teri Brown!

From Goodreads:
Samantha Donaldson’s family has always done its duty for the British Crown. In the midst of World War I, seventeen-year-old Sam follows in their footsteps, serving her country from the homefront as a Girl Guide and messenger for the intelligence organization MI5. After her father disappears on a diplomatic mission, she continues their studies of languages, high-level mathematics, and complex puzzles and codes, hoping to make him proud.

When Sam is asked to join the famed women’s spy group La Dame Blanche she’s torn—this could be the adventure she’s dreamed of, but how can she abandon her mother, who has already lost a husband to the war? But when her handlers reveal shocking news, Sam realizes there’s no way she can refuse the exciting and dangerous opportunity.

Her acceptance leads her straight into the heart of enemy territory on a mission to extract the most valuable British spy embedded in Germany, known to the members of LDB only as Velvet. Deep undercover within the court of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Samantha must navigate the labyrinthine palace and its many glamorous—and secretive—residents to complete her assignment. To make matters worse she finds herself forming a forbidden attraction to the enemy-a dangerously handsome German guard. In a place where personal politics are treacherously entangled in wartime policy, can Samantha discover the truth and find Velvet before it’s too late…for them both?

From author Teri Brown comes the thrilling story of one girl’s journey into a deadly world of spycraft and betrayal—with unforgettable consequences.
I LOVE THIS COVER!  Something about it is so chic -- but then I read the GR summary and I knew I had to read about this teenage spy!  Velvet Undercover is scheduled for release on October 20, 2015 and you can pre-order here!!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


  1. Oh my I love this cover too! And the synopsis. Thanks for the heads up, because this one just jumped to the top of my MBR pile. My WoW comes out next week and I'm thankful I don't have to wait very long for it.

  2. This sounds GREAT and I haven't heard of it yet. Thanks! Happy reading.
    Waiting on Weds @Libby Blog

  3. Oh YES this is one of my most anticipated for the rest of 2015. It looks completely amazing and I hope you love it when you get to it :)
    Here's my

  4. Nice! Been seeing this one around a lot! Hope you enjoy it too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  5. Love the cover too! Another one I'll have to add to my TBR because I love reading historical fiction, especially centred around WW1 or WW2.

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  6. Who doesn't like a good book focused on a certain time period. I hope you love this it when it comes out.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  7. Oooh spies are always cool!
    here's our WOW

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  8. Oh this sounds so good! Adding to TBR list right now!

  9. The cover is red, so I love it. I love everything red, and the blurb sounds really interesting! Hope you enjoy this book when it comes out!

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  10. Great pick! I can't wait for this one either. I've been seeing it around quite a bit and it sounds interesting.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  11. It's going to be really interesting to see how a teenage spy would be in that era! Very intriguing plot! Thanks for sharing&stopping by earlier :) Happy Wednesday!

  12. Great pick!! I love spy books!! I currently finishing the Gallagher Girls series. I'll have to check this one out when I 'm done. Thanks for stopping by my WoW and sharing!!

  13. This probably isn't my kind of read but I hope you love it! :D

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  14. I love this cover a lot too and I can't wait to read the book! I really liked her previous series too. Hope you'll love it when you get to read it. :)

  15. Oooh, I love that cover, too! Hope you enjoy!!

  16. I'll admit it. I legit stared at the pretty font for more than ten seconds. The font, and the font alone, is the deal breaker for me. Plus, the girl on the front looks pretty interesting to read about. Yup. I'm going to buy it. But now, we have to endure this long and agonizing wait. Am I right??

  17. Great pick. I love the cover. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Megan @

  18. Wow! First time I've seen this one and I love the sound of it. Definitely adding it to my TBR list :O

    - Sam @ Falling Books

  19. I haven't seen it around, but is looks beautiful and sounds really interesting. Thanks!

  20. I have to read this! The blurb just sings to me :)


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