And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily)

by Tasha Alexander | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 006114844X Global Overview for this book
Registered by eponine38 of Winchester, Massachusetts USA on 12/12/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by eponine38 from Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Monday, December 12, 2011
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Series: Lady Emily | Publication Date: October 10, 2006

From gifted new writer Tasha Alexander comes a stunning novel of historical suspense set in Victorian England, meticulously researched and with a twisty plot that involves stolen antiquities, betrayal, and murder

And Only to Deceive

For Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, was an easy way to escape her overbearing mother, who was set on a grand society match. So when Emily's dashing husband died on safari soon after their wedding, she felt little grief. After all, she barely knew him. Now, nearly two years later, she discovers that Philip was a far different man from the one she had married so cavalierly. His journals reveal him to have been a gentleman scholar and antiquities collector who, to her surprise, was deeply in love with his wife. Emily becomes fascinated with this new image of her dead husband and she immerses herself in all things ancient and begins to study Greek.

Emily's intellectual pursuits and her desire to learn more about Philip take her to the quiet corridors of the British Museum, one of her husband's favorite places. There, amid priceless ancient statues, she uncovers a dark, dangerous secret involving stolen artifacts from the Greco-Roman galleries. And to complicate matters, she's juggling two very prominent and wealthy suitors, one of whose intentions may go beyond the marrying kind. As she sets out to solve the crime, her search leads to more surprises about Philip and causes her to question the role in Victorian society to which she, as a woman, is relegated.

Journal Entry 2 by eponine38 at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Released 8 yrs ago (12/12/2011 UTC) at Winchester, Massachusetts USA

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Journal Entry 3 by kalise at Linz, Oberösterreich Austria on Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Received from my Secret Santa with many Thanks! :-)

I haven't read anything by this author yet, but this book has been on my wishlist for a long time. I am sure I will enjoy it.

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