The family patriarch, Dracul, finds his loyalties being torn apart. From these letter-writers came the first core of the HNS. With everyone in society circles talking about the scandalous, alluring Angelica, Caro must tread carefully to protect her secret.
Malcolm is a charming liar and expert horseman, and handy with any weapon. In she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
She reconciled the familiar version of Nero with the one she learned about by getting to know him as a person as well as a ruler. The tour takes Nelson across a landscape scarred by years of civil war. Paula Byrne was born in Birkenhead. They range far and wide from the famous River Test in Hampshire across eight other counties from Dorset in the west to Yorkshire in the north.
The novel is replete with Eastern European Jewish customs, and its tone is frequently mystical. Quality research, strongly defined characters, action scenes which are graphic and exciting, and a strong, authentic plot make this a real pleasure to read. And yet she never gave up.
This can be a slippery slope. Tredevant has a secret about his first, deceased wife, Lucie, which the reader knows about from the very opening of the novel, but Elizabeth only uncovers slowly throughout the story.
It's just all condensed into a weekend away, or even a midweek escape from the office.
Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behaviour and life cycle. I had impersonated a fortune-teller to suss out a poisoner, a case that was not just memorable because of its novelty but because the nut juice Tom Bellamy offered me to darken my skin did not fade completely for an entire month.
So engrossing were the plot and characters that I did not want their stories to end.