A Talent for Trickery (The Thief-takers)
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 2015-11-03
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
A Talent for Trickery is a historical romance with a Victorian setting (1871, I believe), and unlike many with that era's setting, it thankfully doesn't have a girl in a Regency dress, c. 1815, on the cover. It features strongly a trope I've certainly seen before, but in science fiction and fanta...
Started off quite well with engaging characters. However, the murder/encryption/siege/kidnapping plot took up way too much of the last part of the book to make it fully enjoyable as a romance. The depiction of the heroine's dead father, who basically was the motivation for the entire plot, was als...
http://witandsin.blogspot.com/2015/10/review-talent-for-trickery-by-alissa.html Sparks fly when a titled London investigator is forced to ask the (former) criminal he once loved for help in A Talent for Trickery . Author Alissa Johnson charmed the heck out of me with this first Thief-takers novel....
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