The Mystery Woman (Ladies of Lantern Street #2)
Publish date: April 23rd 2013
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 384
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Historical Romance
Series: Ladies of Lantern Street (#2)
Pretty typical Quick. Which was the problem I had with it, there wasn't anything new about it. This one felt very much like her other paranormal historical romances. You could have transplanted the H and h from many of her other books into this one and they would have slotted seamlessly into place. ...
This review also posted at A Bookish Compulsion's Main SiteI have had a soft spot for Amanda Quick’s (AKA Jayne Ann Krentz) books ever since I read Mystique; the first substantial book I voluntarily finished and my entry into the world of a reader. At fourteen the medieval setting was fascinating, t...
This came completely out of the left field for me. The story simply didn't suck me in as Ms. Quick's novels usually do.Let's start with the title—The Mystery Woman. That was supposed to be the heroine. To me, she was no mystery. I would've preferred her secrets to be revealed more slowly, not giving...
One of the best Amanda Quick novels I've read in a long time -- it had much more "substance" so to speak than many of her books, with a greater focus on the relationship and the action than on the "psychical" elements (though they were certainly present too).4/5 Stars
Escapist, predictable, romantic fantasy. But enjoyable as a break from more demanding reads.
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