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And Only to Deceive

Alexander, Tasha (Book - 2005 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A stunning nove of historical suspense set in Victorian England, with a meticulously researched setting and a twisty plot that involves stolen antiquities, betrayal and murder.
Authors: Alexander, Tasha, 1969-
Title: And only to deceive
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Tasha Alexander
ISBN: 0060756713
Branch Call Number: FICTION ALEXANDER
Subject Headings: Archaeological thefts Fiction Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901 Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Archaeological thefts
LCCN: 2004065410
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The book is reach in Greek mythology, statues, books and art in general. The plot keeps you entertain till the end. The romance is very passionate but elegantly described. Lady Emily, whose intelligence, independence and open minded does not fit society's conventionalism, is interesting. A great book to read!

Jun 11, 2011
  • IVAreading rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A lot to enjoy in this light read. Mystery, romance, (not to much just a lttle mild hand holding) and a few good chuckles. And as for Colin, what a Sensitive New Age Guy!

Sep 20, 2009
  • SGP rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent Victoria era mystery/romance with a new sleuth by the name of Lady Emily Ashton. If you like Jane Austen type books like the Mr. & Mrs. Darcy mysteries or Elizabeth Aston, you should find this enjoyable as well.

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