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This Rough Magic - Josh Lanyon
This Rough Magic
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Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Brett's convinced his partner-in-crime sister is behind the theft -- a theft that's liable to bring more scandal to... show more
Wealthy playboy Brett Sheridan thinks he knows the score when he hires tough guy private eye Neil Patrick Rafferty to find a priceless stolen folio of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Brett's convinced his partner-in-crime sister is behind the theft -- a theft that's liable to bring more scandal to their eccentric family, and cost Brett his marriage to society heiress Juliet Lennox. What Brett doesn't count on is the instant and powerful attraction that flares between him and Rafferty.Once before, Brett tok a chance on loving a man, only to find himself betrayed and broken. This time around there's too much at risk.But as the Bard himself would say, "Journeys end in lovers meeting."(This 46K short novel was previously published by Loose Id Publishing)
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ISBN: 9781937909451
Publisher: Just Joshin
Edition language: English
Series: A Shot in the Dark (#1)
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A girl and her books
A girl and her books rated it
2.5 This rough magic by Josh Lanyon
Pretty disappointed with this one. Started okay but I lost the interest in the story pretty early on. The mystery felt like it tried too much too hard and ended up being too complicated. The closure was too abrupt and you pretty much are left saying to yourself wtf? after you finish it. The villains...
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
3.5 This Rough Magic by Josh Lanyon - My Thoughts
I enjoy Josh Lanyon. His writing isn't fancy, it doesn't have an agenda or a cause to espouse, it's just good old-fashioned story-telling. This Rough Magic is a mystery set in the 1930's and is the first in the "Shot in the Dark" series. It stars a 'hard-boiled' private eye and a wealthy (to t...
karlakolumna
karlakolumna rated it
4.0 This Rough Magic
Rounded up.
MostlyDelores
MostlyDelores rated it
Lovely. A real sense of time and place with clear, subtle characterization. A great match between the nervy aristocrat and the tough guy with a marshmallow centre.
Stumbling Over Chaos
Stumbling Over Chaos rated it
3.0
Good m/m mystery set in the 1930s about a young man who fears that his sister's thuggish boyfriend has stolen a valuable Shakespeare folio, so he hires a private investigator to find the folio. Sadly, this read too much like every other Josh Lanyon mystery.
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