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The Surgeon's Lady (Harlequin Historical) by Carla Kelly
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I have been a fan of Carla Kelly's for a while now, & she never fails to please! I have hunted for this book for several months. I was really excited to find it on Amazon.co.uk.

The story is one of a trilogy that isn't apparent at first-3 sisters "born on the wrong side of the blanket" being raised in a very proper school, only to find out-at different times,obviously-that their "father" was willing to sell them to the highest bidder.Each daughter has her own story to tell, but this one was really good.

The heroine has baggage not only from the treatment by her father but also her husband's brutal use of her. How she overcomes these twin stumbling blocks,& grows to… Read more
The Thief-Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner by T. F. Banks
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bow Street Uncovered, 16 Mar 2004
I have a been a confirmed Anglophile all my life,with special interest in British authors.I've read about Bow Street,& the runners,in other novels,so imagine my delight to find a book that centers on that long-ago institution.
The characters are well-drawn,& the plot was ingrossing.The book also presents a glimpse into 18th century England,which added to the enjoyment of the story. I enjoy mysteries that don't telegraph the ending,& this one more than met my expectations.

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