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by Lyndsay Faye
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 2 years ago
Set in 1845 New York, when the potato famine in Ireland was flooding the city (and a few others in the US) with poverty stricken Irish and at the same time the US hadn't dealt with slavery, yet. It was perfectly fine to kidnap a person of colour and claim that they were an escaped slave, I have seen...
My Book Life
My Book Life rated it 5 years ago
One for sorrow, Two for joy, Three for a girl, Four for a boy, Five for silver, Six for gold, Seven for a secret, Never to be told. Seven for a Secret is the second book in the Timothy Wilde Series by Lyndsay Faye. Six months has passed since the events of Gods of Gotham. It followed the same ...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 5 years ago
Like the last book, there's things about this book that worked really well for me, and other things that kind of threw me out of it.The good: I really like Tim as the narrator: he's mostly broody and introspective without it coming off as self-pity or inaction. I like spending time with him, and enj...
fossumcarl
fossumcarl rated it 6 years ago
A marvelous follow up to the Gods of Gotham. Lyndsay Faye manages to capture 1840's Manhattan perfectly. The Wilde Brothers, Julius Carpenter and others are all fully drawn wonderful characters each with secrets to reveal. The main plot concerns the horrible practice of rounding up free blacks in th...
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork rated it 6 years ago
Format: Audio from LibraryNarrated By: Steven BoyerOriginal Publication Year: 2013Genre(s): Mystery, HistoricalSeries: Timothy Wilde Series #2Awards: NAI accidently broke my solemn rule with this book and jumped into a sequel before reading book one. It took me two or three chapters of frustration...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it 6 years ago
In this book the reader revisits with the new NYPD, 1840’s Manhattan and Timothy Wilde, all of which were introduced in Ms. Faye’s The Gods of Gotham. Although Timothy is a reluctant officer of the law, he does seem to have a knack for it. He also seems to have a knack for stumbling upon the more ...
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