Crystal Gardens (Google eBook)
New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick delivers “a promising start to a new Victorian-era series” (The Seattle Times) with the Ladies of Lantern Street…
Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety.
Lucas Sebastian has never been one to ignore a lady in danger, even if she is trespassing on his property. Quickly disposing of her would-be assassin, he insists they keep the matter private. There are rumors enough already, about treasure buried under his garden and occult botanical experiments performed by his uncle—who died of mysterious causes. With Evangeline’s skill for detection, and Lucas’s sense of the criminal mind, they soon discover that they have a common enemy. And as the energy emanating from Crystal Gardens intensifies, they realize that to survive they must unearth what has been buried for too long.
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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 - 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