An Affair with Mr. Kennedy
Publish date: January 31st 2012
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 404
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Historical Mystery
, Romantic Suspense
, Victorian Romance
Series: The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard (#1)
This was definitely one of the more unique historical romances out there. I can see why RWA gave her an award. Let's break it down, shall we?The Story:The story is gripping. It takes you on a journey with Scotland Yard and its heroes, especially Zeno aka Zak. There is a plot afoot and Cassie seems t...
I can overlook a 1880s Yard inspector being able to afford multiple properties in London--but one who went to Cambridge, recites poetry from memory, and recognizes specific brands perfume? That's a bit beyond credulity.
DNF. I just wasn't feeling the setting or the characters or the relationship. Not much left to root for after that.
I went back and forth on what to rate this book. I really did enjoy some of it. For the most part I enjoyed the relationship between Zak and Cassie. I found some of the dialogue a bit daring and I appreciated that the heroine wasn't so independent that she lacked common sense (which is a problem I s...
At first, I didn't know what to make of the novel when I started it. Something was different about it. It read like an action movie. It has highly stylized scenes, quick cut aways and slick dialogue. It's not a deep read but pure entertainment. There were moments where the contrivances were a...
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