Late for the Wedding (Lavinia Lake / Tobias March Series, by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

Manhattan instances bestselling writer Amanda quickly returns with an exciting new enterprise into romance and secret, that includes the main strange, hugely compatible--undeniably combustible--pairing of Tobias March and his enchanting accomplice, Lavinia Lake.

An invitation to a rustic apartment get together at Beaumont fort presents an ideal method to Tobias and Lavinia's such a lot exasperating problem: easy methods to get away the chaos of London for a distant, relaxing--and notably romantic--retreat from prying eyes and wagging tongues. however the lovers' plans are foiled whilst their first comfortable interlude of the weekend is disrupted via the looks of a gorgeous lady from Tobias's earlier. Aspasia Gray's attractiveness is as haunting as her connection to Tobias. Her long-deceased fiancé was once a chum of his--in addition to being an eccentric murderer. The mysterious nature of the bond among Tobias and Aspasia makes Lavinia greater than a bit uncomfortable. particularly as her first stumble upon with Aspasia happens while she unearths her in Tobias's bedchamber...

It turns out Aspasia is looking for protection--and solace--after receiving an ominous message that eerily recollects the earlier. without warning the stumbling blocks status betweenTobias and Lavinia look more than somewhat London gossip--and way more deadly.When occasions on the citadel recommend an individual is imitating the useless killer's tools, the staff of Lake and March fervently pursue the investigation--and every one other--as their leads take them from Society's such a lot stylish haunts--and such a lot discreet hideaways--to London's shadiest backstreets. As their dating heats up, so does the intrigue. quickly Lavinia must hire all her skills to flummox the scoundrel who so rudely interrupted her rendezvous. after which she and Tobias can come back to extra gratifying affairs.

From the Hardcover version.

Show description

By Amanda Quick

Manhattan instances bestselling writer Amanda quickly returns with an exciting new enterprise into romance and secret, that includes the main strange, hugely compatible--undeniably combustible--pairing of Tobias March and his enchanting accomplice, Lavinia Lake.

An invitation to a rustic apartment get together at Beaumont fort presents an ideal method to Tobias and Lavinia's such a lot exasperating problem: easy methods to get away the chaos of London for a distant, relaxing--and notably romantic--retreat from prying eyes and wagging tongues. however the lovers' plans are foiled whilst their first comfortable interlude of the weekend is disrupted via the looks of a gorgeous lady from Tobias's earlier. Aspasia Gray's attractiveness is as haunting as her connection to Tobias. Her long-deceased fiancé was once a chum of his--in addition to being an eccentric murderer. The mysterious nature of the bond among Tobias and Aspasia makes Lavinia greater than a bit uncomfortable. particularly as her first stumble upon with Aspasia happens while she unearths her in Tobias's bedchamber...

It turns out Aspasia is looking for protection--and solace--after receiving an ominous message that eerily recollects the earlier. without warning the stumbling blocks status betweenTobias and Lavinia look more than somewhat London gossip--and way more deadly.When occasions on the citadel recommend an individual is imitating the useless killer's tools, the staff of Lake and March fervently pursue the investigation--and every one other--as their leads take them from Society's such a lot stylish haunts--and such a lot discreet hideaways--to London's shadiest backstreets. As their dating heats up, so does the intrigue. quickly Lavinia must hire all her skills to flummox the scoundrel who so rudely interrupted her rendezvous. after which she and Tobias can come back to extra gratifying affairs.

From the Hardcover version.

Show description

Read or Download Late for the Wedding (Lavinia Lake / Tobias March Series, Book 3) (UK Edition) PDF

Best historical fiction books

The Chef's Apprentice: A Novel

This . mobi was once famous as retail on What.

In a global of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?
It is 1498, sunrise of the Renaissance, and Venice teems with rumors approximately an old ebook believed to carry the secrets and techniques of power—alchemy, love, or even immortality. a few will cease at not anything to discover it; others will die to guard it. As intrigue grips Her such a lot Serene Republic, Luciano, a light-fingered, streetwise orphan, will get stuck up within the insanity. The doge’s enigmatic chef takes him into the palace kitchen as an apprentice, the place he's initiated into the chef’s deliciously mysterious world—itself alive with risky secrets and techniques. After Luciano witnesses an inexplicable homicide, he embarks on a deadly trip to discover the reality. What he discovers will try his loyalty, exhibit him the darkish aspect of men’s souls, and threaten his love for an audacious convent lady. however it also will swing open the shutters of his brain, and depart an indelible mark on his soul.
A luminous and seductive novel, The Chef ’s Apprentice is, at its center, a high-spirited tribute to the end result of data and the intense energy of these who carry its key. In a global of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?

Double Talk

A love tale in reverse.

Double speak tells the tale of Violet Budd and Brian (Baby) strength, characters fleeing from their prior. Brian is ambling after an immigrant's dream, and Violet is eager to ditch her middle-class origins for anything extra earthy and bohemian. Their opposite social and geographical flight paths intersect in St. John's, Newfoundland, within the early Eighties, the place, for a time, they locate love, intercourse and a secure haven in each one other.

No happy-ever-after tale, double speak follows Violet and Brian over a fourteen-year interval, because the usual pressures of lifestyles convey to the outside the various ameliorations that exist among them. double speak is a coming-of-age novel, a love tale and an exam of social category and its mysterious codes.

American Romantic

Harry Sanders is a tender international provider officer in Sixties Indochina while a perilous and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a short yet passionate come across with Sieglinde, a tender German lady, modify the process his life.

Absorbing the impression of his misstep, Harry returns in brief to Washington ahead of eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the beautiful may well, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired higher New England and searching out an break out into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's techniques, and should has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 attractive girls who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, gives you an completely compelling tale of american citizens attempting to run the realm, but failing to grasp their lives.

The Merchant's Partner (Knights Templar Mystery, Book 2)

Whilst the mutilated physique of midwife and healer Agatha Kyteler is came across in a hedge one frozen wintry morning, it before everything appears to be like the shortcoming of clues will render the crime unsolvable -- until eventually a fearful neighborhood adolescence inexplicably flees his village and a hue and cry is raised. Sir Baldwin Furnshill, as soon as a Knight Templar, although, has doubts in regards to the boy's guilt, and enlists pal and bailiff of Lydford fort, Simon Puttock, in quest of a assassin.

Additional resources for Late for the Wedding (Lavinia Lake / Tobias March Series, Book 3) (UK Edition)

Sample text

Don't look, Christina," Carl said as they passed poor, ragged children begging. "I wish I could help them," she said. "Me too, but we have little money for ourselves. We must spend a night here, but we'll leave early in the morning," Carl told his sister. The immigrant hotel where the travelers stayed was dirty and crowded. Carl took out the remaining bread and cheese that his mother had given them. They ate in silence. In the morning, they walked to the dock where a large steamer awaited them.

Should he go to Texas? He read the letter again, then put it back in the envelope and looked at his family. Tears began to form in his mother's eyes. How does she always know what I'm thinking? he wondered. He put his arm around her. "Don't make a hasty decision," Mama said. "The crops may improve this year. " "It won't matter, Mama," Carl said. " "Just wait until fall," Mama pleaded. Carl looked at his parents. He loved them very much. It was going to be a tough decision, but he knew what he had to do.

As he began to feel warm, he looked up to see Christina, his older sister. Her golden hair fell to her shoulders, and her blue eyes met his. ''Ah, Bror, you look half-frozen. Here, take a cup of hot tea," she said. " His eyes were full of gratitude for his sister. Four years older than he, she always was the caring big sister. " she asked curiously. "Not so bad. " Christina laughed out loud. "Sounds wonderful. Maybe I could work there, too, and we could freeze together," she teased. "The factory doesn't hire women," Carl said flatly.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 23 votes