Garden of Lies
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe Kern Secretarial Agency provides reliable professional services to its wealthy clientele in Victorian London. Anne Clifton, one of Ursula Kern's finest employees, has met an untimely end ? and Ursula is convinced it was not natural. Archaeologist and... show more
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe Kern Secretarial Agency provides reliable professional services to its wealthy clientele in Victorian London. Anne Clifton, one of Ursula Kern's finest employees, has met an untimely end ? and Ursula is convinced it was not natural. Archaeologist and adventurer Slater Roxton thinks Mrs. Kern is off her head to meddle in such dangerous business. Nevertheless, he intends to remain close by her as they venture into the dark side of polite society.
Format: Audio CD
Publish date: 2015-04-21
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
I've stated before that Amanda Quick books are pretty much my literary version of comfort food. They do tend to follow a certain formula, but it's a formula that works for me. This book was no exception. I adored both Ursula and Slater, and I really enjoyed watching them not only fall in love over...
Please note that I gave this book 4.5 stars, however I rounded it to 5 stars on Goodreads. I haven't read an Amanda Quick book since I was 20 something. It wasn't that I disliked them. I just started to feel like most of the books followed the same pattern and when I took a break, I forgot to pick t...
Not my favourite of hers but once I started reading I really wanted to finish, so while it's a 3.5 star read I'm rounding up for compulsion. Instead of psionics or the like in this one we have a man who learned ancient arts when he got trapped in a mysterious island and is a vegetarian ever since. ...
In this Victorian romantic suspense, the protagonist Ursula owns a secretarial agency. One of her secretaries is found dead, and Ursula thinks it was murder. She decides to investigate, but for that, she has to postpone her secretarial work for Slater, the hero. Slater is rich, infamous, and slightl...
Ursula Kern is mourning a colleague and a friend who recently died. She is also quite certain that Anne Clifton, the friend in question, didn't kill herself; she was murdered and Ursula set out to prove her point. What she didn't expect was that she would have help to do it, but archaeologist and ad...
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