Where Serpents Sleep
Hero Jarvis, reform-minded daughter of the Prince Regent's cousin, enlists Sebastian St. Cyr's help in investigating the brutal murders of eight prostitutes. Following a trail of clues from London's seedy East End to the Mayfair mansions of a noble family, the two must race against time to stop a... show more
Hero Jarvis, reform-minded daughter of the Prince Regent's cousin, enlists Sebastian St. Cyr's help in investigating the brutal murders of eight prostitutes. Following a trail of clues from London's seedy East End to the Mayfair mansions of a noble family, the two must race against time to stop a killer whose ominous plot threatens to shake the nation to its very core?
Publish date: November 4th 2008
Publisher: NAL Hardcover
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: Sebastian St. Cyr (#4)
This series keeps getting better and better! Indeed, I found my new favourite series for this year. I love the shift to Hero Jarvis as main character AND as new love interest (which I secretly hoped would happen in the previous books). I'm enjoying this series so much with all the twists and turns. ...
This series just gets better and better. While I had an inkling who the murderer was, the ending was still a surprise as it took an unexpected turn. Sebastian continues to be a great sleuth as pieces of information are discovered and Hero Jarvis proved a wonderful addition to Sebastian's crime solvi...
The five stars are for Hero Jarvis, whose name really fits the bill. I liked Kat well enough, but Hero really impressed the pants off me. I love her strength and determination as much as I love her imperiously stiff upper-lip. I read her as a character with the bearing of an Amazon queen and the but...
I am making my way through the Sebastian St. Cyr novels, and each one provides more surprises than the last!In this outing, Sebastian is asked by Hero Jarvis (daughter of his well-placed enemy, Lord Jarvis) to help her investigate a series of murders in a refugee home for prostitutes. Hero is doing...
I didn't think much of the first book in this series, so I skipped number 2. A couple of weeks ago I decided to give it another chance and read Why Mermaids Sing. Either the writing has improved, or I've become easier to please, because I enjoyed it a lot. In my opinion, Where Serpents Sleep was eve...