The Elusive Pimpernel

Cover of book The Elusive Pimpernel
Categories: Fiction » Action & Adventure

In September of 1793 French Agent and chief spy-catcher Chauvelin decides to get his revenge for the previous humiliations that he suffered from the Scarlet Pimpernel. Chauvelin goes to England as an


official delegate of the French government. His aim is to look after the interests of French citizens, but this is only a screen and his real purpose is to trick Sir Percy Blakeney into returning to France, where he can be caught and put to the guillotine. The plot is hatched at a party on Richmond Green, with the help of a pretty French actress, Désirée Candielle, whom Chauvelin has promised money, pardon and fame if she succeeds.

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