What Angels Fear
It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both... show more
It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man-Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experience in the Napoleonic Wars.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2006-10-03
Pages no: 410
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Sebastian St. Cyr (#1)
A satisfying historical mystery set in Regency England, this book tells a story of Sebastian St. Gyr, a wealthy viscount, heir to an earldom, and a bitter, disillusioned man. Retired from the army after a few years of spying against Napoleon, Sebastian leads a life of a bored aristocrat, drinking, f...
The list of my literary boyfriends just got longer. Seriously, forget the Christian Grey's of the world. I would much rather have a Viscount Devlin. Will he dethrone my current favorite, Uhtred? Only time will time. Honestly, that's going to be pretty difficult but I'm will to let Sebastian try. I d...
This is a really great book! Cant wait to read the next book When Gods Die. I was throughly impressed with the characters Sebastion and Tom the urchin! The plot was complex and intriguing but there were also some humor in it that was mixed in nicely. Must read if you enjoy the time period. I didnt f...
By all accounts, I should have enjoyed this - a period piece, heavy on the place-as-person sort of living setting, the British gent solving crime with a plucky lad as a sidekick. A healthy dollop of the Theater's influence. A decent amount of gore. A lot of the things I like in a book were in this s...