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Andrea Penrose
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
I've really enjoyed the first three books in this series, and though I enjoyed this one too it was a bit heavy on the sentimentality. Penrose crafts her plots around fictionalised versions of real historic events, and this time around it's mathematical machines and financial shenanigans that may o...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 5 years ago
I enjoy this series so far, but this plot setup stretched the boundaries of plausibility a bit thin. It was still good, and the outing of Charlotte Sloane was inevitable and handled well, but the murder setup involving her cousin was played too strongly for nail biting suspense, in my opinion (as w...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it 5 years ago
Isn't that a pretty cover? I really enjoyed this first book in the Wrexford and Sloan Regency era mysteries quite a bit. It was a fast paced, engaging read, and I look forward to learning more about both Charlotte Sloan and the Earl of Wrexford in future books.
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 6 years ago
The first few pages of "Murder At Half Moon Gate" provoked, Ant, my inner pedant, into a rant about misused words, fluffy or impossible descriptions and misquoted sayings. You can see his points here With most books that would have been enough to push them onto my DNF pile. "Murder At Half Moon Ga...
Tannat rated it 6 years ago
Series: Wrexford & Sloane #1 I'm not sure what it was exactly, but this mystery didn't really work for me. Part of it may have been the alchemy references.; I was very pleased that the story didn't veer off in a woo-woo direction. And at least in this first book, there wasn't a silly romance. So...
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