Scotland, 1830. Lady Kiera Darby is no stranger to intriguein fact, it seems to follow wherever she goes. After her foray into murder investigation, Kiera must journey to Edinburgh with her family so that her pregnant sister can be close to proper medical care. But the city is full of many... show more
Lady Kiera Darby is no stranger to intriguein fact, it seems to follow wherever she goes. After her foray into murder investigation, Kiera must journey to Edinburgh with her family so that her pregnant sister can be close to proper medical care. But the city is full of many things Kiera isn’t quite ready to face: the society ladies keen on judging her, her fellow investigatorand romantic entanglementSebastian Gage, and ultimately, another deadly mystery.
Kiera’s old friend Michael Dalmay is about to be married, but the arrival of his older brother – and Kiera’s childhood art tutor – William, has thrown everything into chaos. For ten years Will has been missing, committed to an insane asylum by his own father. Kiera is sympathetic to her mentor’s plight, especially when rumors swirl about a local girl gone missing.
Now Kiera must once again employ her knowledge of the macabre and join forces with Gage in order to prove the innocence of a beloved family friendand save the marriage of another
Publish date: 2013-09-03
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Lady Darby Mystery (#2)
Lady Darby #2 I enjoyed reading this one as well but I had issues with it too. Fortunately, Lady Kiera Darby didn’t really have any TSTL moments here (I’m not sure how many more she could survive). [Ok, she does put herself at risk, but it seemed much more natural than what I took issue with in th...
Well that was depressing!I enjoyed the first book in the series (on audio) so much I decided to keep on killing those audible credits with the second book in the series. The story as performed by Heather Wilds was still a great listen, but was seriously a downer!This book continues the story of Lady...
When I checked out the first book from the library, I was unhappy to see they only had Vols. 1 and 3. Murder by Death told me I had to read them in order (and you can see how much I wanted to move on because I NEVER read out of order), I didn't know what to do. Fortunately, we were meeting MbD at bo...
Once again Lady Kiera Darby is thrown into another inquiry this time dealing with her old friend and art teacher William Darby. William was thrown into an insane asylum by his evil father. The situation become even more dire when a local girl is killed and eyes turn to the still healing and troubled...
I'll be honest, this was heading for a two star rating, but the last 1/4 of the book pulled it up a star. Once I got to that point, I could not stop reading.This series, there's so much potential in the premise, that it saddens me that it's not quite working for me. And a lot of it has to do with th...