Mary Quinn is a childhood thief who gets a second chance when a mysterious lady whisks her away to a special boarding school. It's Victorian times, but Mary is trained to become a special lady--a spy. And she seems born to the job. She doesn't want to marry and her thieving skills come in handy when working as a spy. In her first job, she is already tested--should she fall in love? Break her vows to the agency? Follow her instincts or obey her employer? All of these questions are tough for a girl of her age and time to answer, but she manages. Who doesn't like to read about a feisty girl in petticoats?