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Characters à A Crimson Warning A Novel of Suspense ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ Secrets prove deadly in this new novel from Tasha Alexander featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves Some very prominent people in London are waking up to find their doorsteps smeared with red paint the precursor to the reE to hide presages the revelation of scandalous secrets driving the hapless victims into disgrace despair and even deathSoon all of London high society is living in fear of learning who will be the next target and Lady Emily and her husband Colin favorite agent of the crown must uncover the identity and reveal the motives of the twisted mind behind it all before another innocent life is los. Disclaimer first I received this book as a free giveaway on this site It isn't my typical reading material Lately I've been reading in the romance genre But this book has reminded me how good the historicalromancemystery genre can be This author seems to have really done her research regarding the time period the book is set in It takes place in 1893 London A mystery set among the ton of high society In a time when image was everything and even the rumor of improper behavior could ruin a girl andor her family and their prospects for the future The main characters are a husband and wife Colin and Emily He is some type of agent for the crown; the specifics are never made uite clear The thing that I found interesting is that Emily is given euality in solving the mystery rather than just being a decorative appendage belonging to the husband I believe this book is one of a series in which Colin and Emily solve mysteries in various places and circumstances Emily has gotten uite a reputation as a problem solver while still being accepted by her peers and society of the time So in a sense Emily is a modern woman placed in a historical periodEmily is strong and intelligent She reads in Greek and Latin she has political beliefs she stands for she is concerned about social issues of the time And her husband supports all her opinions and actions which is not the norm for the time This is a period in which women were not allowed an opinion and were ridiculed for having an education or interest in anything other than the latest fashions or gossip

A Crimson Warning A Novel of SuspenseE to hide presages the revelation of scandalous secrets driving the hapless victims into disgrace despair and even deathSoon all of London high society is living in fear of learning who will be the next target and Lady Emily and her husband Colin favorite agent of the crown must uncover the identity and reveal the motives of the twisted mind behind it all before another innocent life is los. Disclaimer first I received this book as a free giveaway on this site It isn't my typical reading material Lately I've been reading in the romance genre But this book has reminded me how good the historicalromancemystery genre can be This author seems to have really done her research regarding the time period the book is set in It takes place in 1893 London A mystery set among the ton of high society In a time when image was everything and even the rumor of improper behavior could ruin a girl andor her family and their prospects for the future The main characters are a husband and wife Colin and Emily He is some type of agent for the crown; the specifics are never made uite clear The thing that I found interesting is that Emily is given euality in solving the mystery rather than just being a decorative appendage belonging to the husband I believe this book is one of a series in which Colin and Emily solve mysteries in various places and circumstances Emily has gotten uite a reputation as a problem solver while still being accepted by her peers and society of the time So in a sense Emily is a modern woman placed in a historical periodEmily is strong and intelligent She reads in Greek and Latin she has political beliefs she stands for she is concerned about social issues of the time And her husband supports all her opinions and actions which is not the norm for the time This is a period in which women were not allowed an opinion and were ridiculed for having an education or interest in anything other than the latest fashions or gossip

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A Crimson Warning A Novel of Suspense Ö Secrets prove deadly in this new novel from Tasha Alexander featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves Some very prominent people in London are waking up to find their doorsteps smeared with red paint the precursor to the revelation of a dark secret – and worse – by someone who enjoys destroying livesNewly returned to her home in Mayfair Lady Emily Hargreaves is looking forward to enjoying the del. RATING 4 STARS Another great mystery with Emily and Colin House are being painted with swipes of red paint as a way of indicating that someone in the family has a scandalous secret It does not stop there of coursemurder kidnappings and Shakespearean letters I am loving Jeremy who feels slighted that his house has not painted red Ivy is concerned that her own secret will be revealed Sigh Lady Bromley is still on a mission to increase Colin's title Read ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB È Tasha Alexander

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Tasha Alexander È 6 Characters Ights of the season The delights that is as defined by her own eccentricities reading The Aeneid waltzing with her dashing husband and joining the Women’s Liberal Federation in the early stages of its campaign to win the vote for womenBut an audacious vandal disturbs the peace in the capital city splashing red paint on the neat edifices of the homes of London’s elite This mark impossibl. The latest Lady Emily mystery by Tasha Alexander is certainly diverting but the heroinenarrator still falls completely flat for me I am tired of the tireless references to her intellectual awakening and voracious appetite for antiuities They just sound like boasting rather than speaking to any kind of real affinity I think the problem is partially that Emily has never cast a self critical eye on her life before this awakening has never said well gosh I was dull and conceited or a milder I'd never done anything with my life beyond the normal feminine accomplishments and wow how amazing it was to learn an ancient language Every time she mentions an interior space it's on the wall was an exuisite mosaic I had bought near Pompeii or our dining room was modeled on an ancient Roman villa or my Impressionist filled drawing room It sounds like a catalog She does seem to have grown a bit cleverer but in terms of her character she's uite two dimensional Deanna Raybourn's characters Exist but Alexander's feel Constructed and like she's Trying Too Hard To that point I'm a bit perplexed by Alexander's choice to always punctuate her books with first person missives from a secondary character because they always sound so stilted While I'm glad that this time they weren't dedicated to rhapsodizing about how wonderful and witty Emily is the lack of authenticity of voice is really distracting I also wonder where her editor was when he let her repeat certain points of exposition from past adventures multiple times using nearly identical phrasing But I fear that this is starting to sound like a flame fest so let me emphasize that I did enjoy this book and look forward to the next The mystery was entertaining as always and furnished a pleasant escape from my mountains of work While Lady Emily's is not a world that pulls me and makes me want to stay there forever like Lady Julia Grey's I am always pleased to tarry there for a day or two