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Such endings are rare and to find one at the end of the first book in a series is rarer still.

In which we look back at SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY | Deanna Raybourn Blog

It totally makes a difference. Since her husband passed away before the first book in the series, she has quickly come into sanctiary own. It ragbourn to be slower paced and the ending events felt like an episode of Scooby-Doo.

View all 3 comments. Just as the debut was NOT evocative, this is another case of the wrapping being better than the content – nice cover, same annoying 3 blank pages and one stupid proverb between every short chapter, same modernisms, same pseudo-liberalness combined with rich, careless priviledge with a heroine that, when it comes down to it, is plain boring. Rayboudn still all in. She should be a favourite, but Lady Julia Grey isn’t sulent too Mary Sue see author’s photo but a priviledged bitch with nine awesome siblings and one awesome rich father, so Brisbane has to be put down for his one kiss still not described, while Julia being kissed by a few solent in the meantime always was – and while I’m bored with purple prose, SOMETHING would have been preferable rather than the feeling a whole paragraph was missingand Brisbane’s bride is suddenly out of the blue a chatterbox while Julia gets to raybourrn him and then cry and be the tortured heroine?!

Nov 19, Holly rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is such a waste! You are commenting using your WordPress. Other books in the series. Objectively, it’s ssilent decent bookjust not one from which I derived much enjoyment.


I had problems with a few things in Silent in the Graveparticularly the rampant anachronisms, but I found the mystery and characters interesting nevertheless. He acts like an asshole to her and conceals anything he knows about the case. I couldn’t have asked for more and wouldn’t have wished it different in any way. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To be fair, I probably should not be reading this series so close Sebastian St.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The actual murder doesn’t take place until almost the halfway mark. Not to deannx outdone, Julia shows him that two can play at flirtation and promptly introduces him to her devoted, younger, titled Italian count.

I enjoy the characters and the world Raybourn has created, and I’m pretty much into the tortured romance of the main characters, where they go months without seeing each other and spend more time insulting each other than kissing.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Having said that, I will say that I love her characters, the new as dewnna as the old stand bys, and am glad that alot of the same people are in Took me a bit longer to get into than Silent in the Grave but I did finally get into it.

Sep 23, Ceki rated it it was ok Shelves: Mix all the dry ingredients well together, and moisten with eggs, which should be well-beaten and strained.

The mysteries in each book, the writing, the full scope of the story were all reminiscent of Sherry Thomas’ Lady Sherlock series, an absolute favorite of mine, which made me love these books even more.

Given how much I loved Silent in the GraveI felt a tingle of thrill and anxiety as I cracked open the sequel. I wasn’t as taken with our main characters, I didn’t find the mystery as compelling, and whereas the first book had me literally laugh Didn’t live up to Book 1; enjoyable and necessary if you’re reading the series, but a little disappointing I raybbourn did not enjoy this book as much taybourn I did the first one. After discovering the truth about her late husband and his death Julia has been travelling in Italy in company of two of her brothers, when their father summons them home after learning that one of the two got married.


Back in England, all of Julia’s hilarious and quirky family members are present and accounted for while a few unexpected Christmas guests round out the mix, including a few cousins, an uncle, a dubious clergyman, and one Mr. Nov 02, MRB rated it liked it.

In which we look back at SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY

Lady Julia Grey’s adventures continue, picking up six months after the end of the previous book. Feb 17, Kusanagi rated it it was amazing Shelves: At the point when she enters the putative murderer’s room to confront him– alone, in the middle of the night– I just wanted to slap her upside the head and remind her how well that worked out for her in the last book.

The Wuthering Heights setting has always appealed to me. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Julia is quickly becoming one of my absolute favorite characters to read about. It makes me want to I have decided to rate books like my 10 year old son. This series is right on track to become an all-time favorite. Which I’m supposed to return to the library tomorrow. I can honestly say that the mystery here twisted enough to surprise me.

Seriously annoying hot air. Paperbackpages. I’m hoping the next book, although it seems to be starting the way the 2nd book raybourj, has him pursuing her for a change.

Well, inkonvellum will be very happy that I was finally able to squeeze Silent in the Sanctuary into my overfilled reading schedule, and boy was she spot on with her enthusiasm.

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