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Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4)
Lie by Moonlight - Vanza, Bk 4
Author: Amanda Quick
While investigating a suspicious death, private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself on the grounds of Aldwick Castle -- and in the midst of utter chaos. The ramshackle castle is in flames -- and a beautiful woman and four young girls are taking flight on horseback. It turns out that the strong-minded Miss Concordia Glade and her four brigh...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780515139808
ISBN-10: 0515139807
Publication Date: 4/25/2006
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 263 ratings
Publisher: Jove
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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RoyalCatwoman avatar reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 278 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz) gives her fans what they want in her latest historical romance, set in a movieland Victorian England. Concordia Glade, a teacher with past secrets and unconventional ideas about educating women, meets Ambrose Wells, a "private inquiry agent" with secrets of his own and an unusual tattoo, as she and her four orphaned pupils flee Aldwick Castle, which they have set on fire to hide their escape. Ambrose escorts the lovely fugitives to safety, protecting them from the criminal mastermind and his aristocratic partner who'd kept them as part of a dastardly plan to use them for profit and pleasure. Concordia returns the favor by helping Ambrose investigate the mysterious death of a London woman. Courteous, daring, resourceful, Concordia and Ambrose can't wait to ravish each other repeatedly. Who but Quick (The Paid Companion, etc.) finds such joy in chestnuts such as the boy thief mentored by the rich man he tries to rob? Or the dilettante solving cases Scotland Yard can't?
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 12 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
From inside flap:

Hired to tutor four orphaned girls at remote, ramshackle Aldwick Castle, Miss Concordia Glade is pleased to find her pupils both eager and bright. Indeed, they are bright enough to have noticed some oddities about their situation. Provided for by and unseen benefactor, they are surrounded at all times by hard-eyed guards in the guise of gardeners- and their previous tutor, she learns, disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

Stepping into this uncertain atmosphere,
concordia sees at once what must be done. The plan is daring in scope and execution, but with the help of her four students, the great escape stands a good chance of success. Of course, even the best-laid plans can go awry...and even the most independent, strong-minded lady must occasionally accept an offer of help.

During an investigation into a woman's death, private inquiry agent Ambrose Wells finds himself on the castle grounds-and in the middle of chaos. The building is in flames. People are dead. And a woman and four girls are fleeing on horseback. A confirmed loner, Ambrose never the less finds himself taking Concordia and her students under his wing. His past has made him eminently suitable to protect them from the person behind the events at Aldwick Castle: a notorious London crime lord who will stop at nothing to destroy those who know his secrets.

Their lives at risk, Concordia and the girls must remain safely in hiding until Ambrose is able to unravel the dark conspiracy. Bu if the girls have learned anything from Miss Glade, it is the value of curiosity- a quality their teacher possesses in great abundance. She has never been one to sit back quietly and let others take care of her. As the danger circles even closer, Ambrose and Concordia must work together to discover a way out of the darkness. In the process, they will learn a few lessons themselves- about stubbornness, courage, and love.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 11 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Typical Amanda Quick-suspense, romance, a plucky heroine and
a mysterious hero.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on
Helpful Score: 1
I've always enjoyed Amanda Quick and this was no exception. Heroine realizes there is something strange about her new job and tries to escape with her four students.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This book is full of humor, supense, and tantalizing historical detail.
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justreadingabook avatar reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 1620 more book reviews
Loved this book! Wonderful storyline and the characters really make this book a fun read. Lots of twists to keep you turning the pages.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 3 more book reviews
This was a good read. Interesting story line, I became attached to the other characters in the story without them being overwhelming or taking over. Was disappointed to find out this is not a series, as the end is a perfect set up.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 34 more book reviews
sweet historical romance. Also some mystery which adds to the enjoyment of the book. Was glad I read it.
gray9cat avatar reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 89 more book reviews
Very Fun, very entertaining. Love the very real and believable characters. Love the suspense and the twist of the story. The storyline and plot were refreshing.
justreadingabook avatar reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 1620 more book reviews
This is one of my go to books on CD when I go scrapping.Just a good all around story with a strong minded woman. A great Quick read.
reviewed Lie by Moonlight (Vanza, Bk 4) on + 1257 more book reviews
Loved the dialogue in this novel the storyline was captivating as well as all the charachters.


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