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by Jess Kidd
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
The sea rocked asleep, now wakes and answers, a refrain of waves and shale-song. The rain in the sky that is yet to fall, answers; a storm gathers. All the rivers and streams and bogs and lakes and fens and puddles and horse troughs and wishing wells wake and answer, adding their voices: faint and r...
Uniquely Portable Magic
Uniquely Portable Magic rated it 3 years ago
A mystery set in Victorian London with the perfect blend of feisty female detective, ghost story, magical realism and a dash of romance thrown in for good measure. Using two timelines, 1863 and the early 1840's, Things In Jars tells the story of Bridget (Bridie) Devine… "A small, round uprigh...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 3 years ago
Serial/Spree Killer Square: Bridie Devine, in looking for an abducted child uncovers a world of medical curiosities, myths come to life, and a lot of dead bodies. This was a fun book to read but, for me, a slow starter. The rich writing kept me going. Bridie Devine is an independent woman in the V...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 3 years ago
Jess Kidd introduces readers to a fascinating new fictional heroine, Bridie Devine, her primary character in her latest offering Things in Jars. This novel, by the author of Himself and Mr. Flood’s Last Resort, is a chimera of historical mystery and fantasy, with a pinch of romance added as well. B...
fromfirstpagetolast
fromfirstpagetolast rated it 3 years ago
Bridie Devine is recovering from a failure. She couldn’t complete her last case as a private detective so grabs the opportunity to track down kidnapped Christabel Berwick. But as she looks deeper into the case it would appear that Christabel, and the people around her, are not as they seem. Someti...
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