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User Review  - dearheart - LibraryThing

Evangeline has rented a cottage in Little Dixby for a month, partly to spend some time writing and partly to be near the Crystal Gardens. It’s personal property with a great deal of energy and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Familyhistorian - LibraryThing

I have read Amanda Quick’s novels since they were straight historical romances. Now she writes historical/romance/paranormal/mysteries and I still enjoy her books. Crystal Gardens is the start of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fidget78 - LibraryThing

Crystal Gardens is the beginning of a trilogy, A Ladies of the Lantern Street Novel. Writing this novel as Amanda Quick means the time period is in the past, and one of the few historical paranormal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Azacia - LibraryThing

This book was fantastic! Thrilling romance, clever dialogue, great characters, and a complex and interesting plot. Evangeline Ames is the ideal heroine! She's clever, daring, and very likable. Lucas ... Read full review

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User Review  - LaCello - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book, but definitely not as much as previous books I've read of hers. The characters felt very flat to me, and the plot was definitely lacking. There were too many things going on at ... Read full review

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User Review  - Coltfan18 - LibraryThing

I liked this first book in a new series. I loved the setting of rural England and especially the Crystal Gardens. The characters are interesting and the mystery is fast paced. Its an easy read and fun read. Read full review

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User Review  - willowsmom - LibraryThing

A fast read, but fairly monotonous and boring all the same. The characters were all fairly stereotypical for romance novels and the plot was awfully trite. I could easily have stopped this one halfway through and still told you exactly how it would end... Read full review

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User Review  - EllenAvondale - LibraryThing

Fine little book. I like Quick/Krentz. There was nothing to change that. I did feel a bit of been there/done that, though. It just seemed all too familiar. I listened to the Aubible version. I like ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookswoman - LibraryThing

As usual Jayne Ann Krentz, aka Amanda Quick, aka Jayne Castle delivers. She writes her historical romantic suspense as Amanda Quick and this was a good one. The start of a new series, Crystal Gardens ... Read full review

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User Review  - phyllis2779 - LibraryThing

I used to love Jayne Krentz books -- I even purchased them. After a while the repetition started to get to me and stopped buying them and looked for them at the library. Lately I've stopped looking ... Read full review

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