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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  - Elaine - Goodreads

2.5 stars I'm a little disappointed in this book. I used to love Amanda Quick's books. They were the first romance novels I ever read and they have a special place in my heart. Sadly this one didn't ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Persis Menon - Goodreads

I wasn't sure if I was going to enjoy this book, some how I felt skeptical. Really do know why!! And I must say it was unfounded. I very much enjoyed the book but didn't care much for the narrator. I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Mo - Goodreads

Crystal Gardens review 1 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 Series #1)

User Review  - Yvonne - Goodreads

It's another one of her paranormal crystal using story plots. I don't mind this is her Jayne Castle series but I'm sick of it in her Victorian one. It's nothing that hasn't come up before and the characters are quite dreary. When it comes to her writing these days I am suffering from ennui. 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  - 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

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

User Review  - Liisa - Goodreads

I am in two minds about "Crystal Gardens" by Amanda Quick. I liked the story and characters well enough but at the same time, I felt it lacked finesse. Although readers could “sense” (excuse the pun ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Guna - Goodreads

Evangeline Ames is attacked after she leaves a job, and moves temporarily to a small town next to an estate full of paranormal energy. She is attacked once more, and moves to the estate for safety ... Read full review

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