'Tis the season for an investigation! Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane return for a Christmas caper at Bellmont Abbey—.After a year of marriage—and numerous adventures—Lady Julia and Brisbane hope for a quiet, intimate Christmas together—until they find themselves at her father's ancestral... show more
'Tis the season for an investigation! Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane return for a Christmas caper at Bellmont Abbey—.After a year of marriage—and numerous adventures—Lady Julia and Brisbane hope for a quiet, intimate Christmas together—until they find themselves at her father's ancestral estate, Bellmont Abbey, with her eccentric family and a menagerie of animals. Nevertheless, Julia looks forward to a lively family gathering—but amongst the celebrations, a mystery stirs. There are missing jewels, new faces at the Abbey, and a prowling ghost that brings back unwelcome memories from a previous holiday—one that turned deadly. Is a new culprit recreating crimes of the past? And will Brisbane let Julia investigate—?Don't miss a single tale in the Lady Julia series—read the book that started it all, Silent in the Grave, available now.
Publish date: 2012-11-01
Pages no: 70
Edition language: English
Series: Lady Julia Grey (#5)
I loved this cover, that is solely why I grabbed it. Then I decided to read it cause it is the holiday season and it's a holiday mystery. Oh, how I love a mystery. I had no idea it's considered #5.5 or #6 in the series though. I didn't feel lost though. In the moments where a scene from another book...
Short and entertaining read; while it has a mystery to solve, it's left to Julia to solve it and the reader isn't included in her deductions, merely along for the visit with her crazy family and the hilarious menagerie of animals she and Brisbane have collected over the course of their very short ma...
This was a quick, fluffy read that fit in nicely with the rest of the series. The tone is a touch lighter than the novels tend to be (okay, maybe a lot lighter, now that I am reconsidering the novels.), and it felt very seasonal. It was nice to revisit old friends. I love the March family. They are ...
A charming interlude in the Lady Julia books by Deanna Raybourn, with enough action to be interesting, but less angst than some of the full length novels. Characters from previous novels appear, and there are enough misbehaving animals and humans enjoying a countryside Christmas to raise a smile or ...