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CRYSTAL GARDENS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A psychic spinster meets her match in a dark, equally gifted stranger, in Quick's Ladies of Lantern Street series launch. Evangeline, of good breeding but approaching 30 and penniless, is deemed unmarriageable by Victorian society, but luckily she has not had to enter service or support herself as a governess. She is a paid companion, but for a most exclusive and remunerative agency, Flint & Marsh ... Read full review

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Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Dawn - Goodreads

Evangeline has left London for an extended break due to an attempt on her life. Her father believed a place called the crystal gardens is a vortex and has a lot of paranormal energy. Evangeline also ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - ♆ BookAddict ~ La Crimson Femme - Goodreads

The first in this series for me. I didn't think I was going to be reading historical again and enjoying it. Turns out, if the writing is good, it works for me. I enjoyed this one as I do for pretty ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Iola - Goodreads

Classic Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz). Evangeline Ames is an intelligent older (virgin) heroine with some paranormal talent, who meets Lucas Sebastien, her landlord, a mysterious older man who ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Mo - Goodreads

Crystal Gardens review 1 ½ stars I think I finished reading this book out of a sense of nostalgia. I had so enjoyed some of Amanda Quick's earlier novels, that I felt a bit sad to realize that this ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street Series #1)

User Review  - Maria Haile - Goodreads

I liked the wit and characters very much. However, I much prefer her regency novels. This not my favorite genre and the plot was, for me, rather tedius. Amanda Quick is still, nevertheless, one of my favorite authors and I would read any of hers. Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Tin - Goodreads

Crystal Gardens is the first book in Amanda Quick's The Ladies of Lantern Street series and is a sub-series of her Arcane Society series, which I have been religiously following since 2006. Quick's ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Jess the Romanceaholic - Goodreads

Not my favorite from Amanda Quick, but still entertaining. As with all of Ms. Quick/Krentz/Castle's books, it was very... light. I've read all but a few books from this author (which is saying ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - LibraryLass - Goodreads

I know other reviewers have commented on the seeming repetition of some of AQs' other books with this one. I didn't notice, nor care. I have been in a complete reading funk lately and a lot of it is ... Read full review

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1)

User Review  - Kezermezer - Goodreads

When Evangeline Ames is attacked in her bed in the middle of the night, she climbs out the window and runs to safety - in the dubious form of the walled estate next door, its strangely luminous ... Read full review

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