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Jane and the Wandering Eye - Stephanie Barron
Jane and the Wandering Eye
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As Christmas of 1804 approaches, Jane Austen finds herself "insupportably bored with Bath, and the littleness of a town." It is with relief that she accepts a peculiar commission from her Gentleman Rogue, Lord Harold Trowbridge—to shadow his niece, Lady Desdemona, who has fled to Bath to avoid... show more
As Christmas of 1804 approaches, Jane Austen finds herself "insupportably bored with Bath, and the littleness of a town." It is with relief that she accepts a peculiar commission from her Gentleman Rogue, Lord Harold Trowbridge—to shadow his niece, Lady Desdemona, who has fled to Bath to avoid the attentions of the unsavoury Earl of Swithin.But Jane's idle diversion turns deadly when a man is discovered stabbed to death in the Theatre Royal. Adding to the mystery is an unusual object found on the victim's body—a pendant that contains a portrait of an eye! As Jane's fascination with scandal leads her deeper into the investigation, it becomes clear that she will not uncover the truth without some dangerous playacting of her own....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780553578171 (0553578170)
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Jane Austen Mysteries (#3)
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3.0 Jane and the Wandering Eye: Being the Third Jane Austen Mystery
Even though I gave the first two books in the series 2 stars, I kept reading, thinking the writing was going to get better. And I did enjoy this one more. But not enough to keep going. Nice idea, but it's hard to replicate the wicked wit of Jane Austen.
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