The Year of Living Scandalously
The start of a sexy and mysterious new Regency historical series from New York Times bestselling author Julia London. In 1792, the village of Hadley Green was the scene of an infamous crime: the historic jewels of the Countess of Ashwood were stolen. The testimony of the countess’s eight year-old... show more
The start of a sexy and mysterious new Regency historical series from New York Times bestselling author Julia London. In 1792, the village of Hadley Green was the scene of an infamous crime: the historic jewels of the Countess of Ashwood were stolen. The testimony of the countess’s eight year-old niece, Lily Boudine, sent a man to the gallows, but the jewels were never recovered. Afterward, Lily was sent to live with her relatives in Ireland. Fifteen years later, questions still linger…was it a crime of greed, or a crime of passion? “London knows how to keep pages turning.” —Publishers Weekly
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 31st 2012
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: The Secrets of Hadley Green (#1)
The Secrets of Hadley Green Book 1 A romance with a bit of mystery in the background. For me, I was way more into the mystery part than the romance between Keira and Declan. Keira and Declan weren't exactly boring. I thought their past together and the tragedies they both experienced were intr...
So, I like that the characters didn't jump into bed with one another right aware. That being said, the plot was so so. I'd probably like it better if everything wrapped up neatly, but a lot is left to be dealt with in later books. I get why the author would do that, but I hate that quite a few plot...
I liked this book but I had issues with it as well. I kept waiting for something to happen between the h/h who actively disliked each other. It took over half the book for any sort of romance or for anything to really happen regarding the mystery they were trying to solve. I also felt that Declan'...
Keiras cousin Lily finds herself a duchess through inheritance but she doesn´t want to give up on her, much planned, trip to Italy. So Keira gets persuaded into going in her place to see to the maintenance and prepare for Lily´s arrival. When Keira arrives, she´s mistaken for the duchess and pressin...
I loved this one! A new series is off to a great start. Cousins plot together. Lily has just become Countess of Ashwood but had plans to go to Italy. She convinces her cousin Keira to go in her place and run things while she is aboard. But, things are happening quickly when Keira arrives and she was...