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Sweet Revenge (Lady Arianna Hadley, Bk 1)
Sweet Revenge - Lady Arianna Hadley, Bk 1 Author:Andrea Penrose England, 1813: Lady Arianna Hadley’s desire to discover her father’s murderer has found her acting the part of a French chef in one of London’s most aristocratic households. But when the Prince Regent is taken ill after consuming Arianna’s special chocolate dessert, she finds herself at the center of a scandal. — Because o... more »f his expertise in chocolate, the Earl of Saybrook, Alessandro de Quincy, is the ideal candidate to investigate this crime. When the Earl’s intuition leads to Arianna’s exposure, she convinces Saybrook to keep her secret in exchange for help in extracting the truth.
As their search takes them from the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the slums of St. Giles, it becomes clear that someone is looking to plunge England into chaos -- and Arianna and Saybrook to the bottom of the Thames…« less
Convoluted, confusing story with an improbable (and boring) plot. The main characters didn't click and I just couldn't make myself care about them. If something needed to happen to move the story along, it did, no explanation needed. Lady Arianna and I share a last name, but sadly that is about the only thing I find interesting about her.