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These Shallow Graves - Jennifer Donnelly
These Shallow Graves
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Set in gilded age New York, These Shallow Graves follows the story of Josephine Montfort, an American aristocrat. Jo lives a life of old-money ease. Not much is expected of her other than to look good and marry well. But when her father dies due to an accidental gunshot, the gilding on Jo’s world... show more
Set in gilded age New York, These Shallow Graves follows the story of Josephine Montfort, an American aristocrat. Jo lives a life of old-money ease. Not much is expected of her other than to look good and marry well. But when her father dies due to an accidental gunshot, the gilding on Jo’s world starts to tarnish. With the help of a handsome and brash reporter, and a youn
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385737654 (0385737653)
ASIN: 385737653
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it
4.0
♪♫My Pick For Book Theme Song♫♪ ♫Just A Girl by No Doubt mixed with Firework by Katy Perry --Inspired by real life reporter Nellie Bly, Jo Montfort is just a girl trying to shine her brightest in a male dominated world of reporting. You just gotta ignite the light And let it shine Just own the nigh...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
2.0 These Shallow Graves
Josephine Montfort is just your average turn of the century upper crust girl who wants more from life than marrying an wealthy man and churning out children. Following her fathers unexpected death she sets out to find out how her father could have died cleaning a revolver. The more she finds out, w...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 These Shallow Graves - Jennifer Donnelly
A nineteenth century would-be Nellie Bly is hot on uncovering a mystery, with the help of her new, disreputable friends. There is danger, skulduggery, a whole slew of bad guys, and loads of excitement up against a stultifying upper-class life. All the satisfaction of a Nancy Drew story as written by...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
4.0 These Shallow Graves
“Fac quod faciendum est.” Do what must be done.This is a highly entertaining read! I thought about this book whenever I had to sit it down. I didn’t want to sit it down. This is both historical fiction and a mystery. I love 19th century fiction as reading about how people lived during that time peri...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
1.5 These Shallow Graves
[I received a copy of this novel through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]A bit too long to my taste for the story it told, although some of the scenes at the end were worth the read.It started with interesting ideas. Jo is a wealthy girl, who may look like she's got everything but is ti...
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