The Deception of the Emerald Ring

The Deception of the Emerald Ring

eBook - 2007
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Eloise Kelly has gotten into quite a bit of trouble since she started spying on the Pink Carnation and the Black Tulip-two of the deadliest spies to saunter the streets of nineteenth-century England and France. Not only has she unearthed secrets that will rearrange history, she's dallied with Colin Selwick and sought out a romantic adventure all her own. Little does she know that she's about to uncover another fierce heroine running headlong into history.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group US, 2007
ISBN: 9781101211212
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
PS3623.I575 D43 2007eb
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: Emerald ring


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Aug 25, 2018

Third in the Pink Carnation series.

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Apr 22, 2015

Another enjoyable installment in the Pink Carnation series, focusing on the best friend of the heroes from the first two books. My primary complaint about this series continues to be the modern frame story - it breaks up the Regency-era action jarringly, and the characters aren't nearly as engaging. I'm totally willing to forgive this, though, since the historical storyline (which makes up the vast majority of the book) is so funny and witty and totally charming.

Dec 12, 2012

Letty Alsworthy is trying to prevent the elopement of her sister and the ensuing scandal that would follow, when she somehow ends up in her nightgown, in a carriage with Lord Pinchingdale, the man her fiance was supposed to elope with, thereby creating a bigger scandal. This forces them into a loveless marriage that creates even more scandal. And when Pinchingdale takes off to Ireland the day after the ceremony, Letty knows she has to follow him to avoid being the center of even more gossip. What she doesn't realize is that she is entering into the intrigues of the Pink Carnation, something for which she is ill prepared. Can she navigate through this new, confusing world of her own making?

The third book of the Pink Carnation is nowhere near as good as the first one, but it is still a fun read for fans of the series. The inevitable love scene is sweet, passionate and fulfilling. So very regency romance. A good read.

Feb 08, 2011

Lauren Willig's sense of humour adds a light touch to this third instalment in her entertaining series of enchanting historical spy novels. Looking forward to book number four.


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Dec 08, 2010

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