All Is Fair

by Dee Garretson


Lady Mina Tretheway knows she’s destined for greater things than her fancy boarding school, where she’s being taught to be a proper English lady. It’s 1918, and war is raging across Europe. Unlike her father and brother, who are able to assist in the war effort, Mina is stuck sorting out which fork should be used with which dinner course.

When Mina receives a telegram that’s written in code, she finally has her chance to do something big. She returns to her childhood home of Hallington Manor, joined by a family friend, Lord Andrew Graham, and a dashing and mysterious young American, Lucas. The three of them must band together to work on a dangerous project that could turn the tide of the war.

Thrilled that she gets to contribute to the war effort at least, Mina jumps headfirst into the world of cryptic messages, spycraft, and international intrigue. She, Lucas, and Andrew have to work quickly, because if they don’t succeed, more soldiers will disappear into the darkness of war.

  • Feiwel & Friends; January 2019
  • ISBN: 9781250168689
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: All Is Fair
  • Author: Dee Garretson
  • Imprint: Swoon Reads

In The Press

Praise from the Swoon Reads Community

“I loved the book! So glad I had a free afternoon as I could not bear to put it down.” --Emmy

“I just loved it. Read it in one day...I liked all of the characters and felt they were true to life. The plot was fascinating and I enjoyed all the historical details. But my favorite part was Mina, her personality, her plays, and her patriotism.” --Samantha Hastings

“I liked the suspense and the gradual revelation of all the secrets. It kept my curiosity high and kept me reading.” —LaLinsey216, Swoon Reader

About The Author

Dee Garretson writes for a wide range of ages, from chapter books to middle grade to young adult and adult fiction. She has a degree in International Relations from Tufts University, and also studied and taught Landscape Horticulture at Cincinnati State, giving her a chance to indulge in her love of both history and of plants.

When she is not at home in Cincinnati writing, reading, and watching old movies, she takes every opportunity to travel, storing up new locations for future stories.

Dee is the author of All is Fair, Wolf Storm, and Wildfire Run.