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Dark Road to Darjeeling (Lady Julia Grey, Bk 4)
Dark Road to Darjeeling - Lady Julia Grey, Bk 4
Author: Deanna Raybourn
After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they hurry to India to aid an old friend, the newly widowed Jane Cavendish. Living on the Cavendish tea plantation with the remnants of her husba...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780778328209
ISBN-10: 0778328201
Publication Date: 10/1/2010
Pages: 400
Edition: Original
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Publisher: Mira
Book Type: Paperback
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Dark Road to Darjeeling, is the fourth book in Deanna Raybourn's Lady Julia Grey series. In my opinion it is the best to date. I simply adore Raybourn's style.

The setting is a tea plantation in northern India, Lady Julia and her groom Nicolas are on there honeymoon, when Julia's beloved sister Portia and brother Plum find then in Egypt. Portia has just received distressing news that her ex-lovers husband has died under mysterious circumstances, and Jane fears for herself and the life of her unborn child. Portia begs Brisbane and Julia to come help her save Jane and the baby.

Raybourn writes beautifully of the tea plantation nestled in the foot hills of the Himalayas, there are twists and turns and some truly shocking appearances of people from past books. As usual there are many suspects, a man eating tiger, and a warrior peacock, as well as quirky well drawn characters and smart dialogue. It makes me excited for the next book due in June 2011.
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A delicious Victorian mystery set in India. This is the 4th book in the series, and I do recommend beginning at the beginning. Lady Julia and her husband Nicholas, an investigator, finish their honeymoon tour with a stop in India at the request of a family friend. Her husband may have been murdered, and suspects and secrets are uncovered at every turn in the isolated valley where they reside. Julia and Nicholas continue to negotiate her desire to assist in his investigations and his desire to keep her safe.
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As usual, Deanna Raybourn does not disappoint. The only thing missing is the anticipation of the relationship between Julia and Brisbane, as they are already married. But there is still the tussle between the two of them - she wants to help and he won't let her - so she does it anyway. I love it.
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