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Tekijän teokset

The Rest Falls Away (2007) — Tekijä — 783 kappaletta, 35 arvostelua
The Clockwork Scarab (2013) 720 kappaletta, 110 arvostelua
Rises the Night (2007) 413 kappaletta, 15 arvostelua
The Bleeding Dusk (2008) 342 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
When Twilight Burns (2008) 289 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
Murder at Mallowan Hall (2021) 249 kappaletta, 17 arvostelua
The Spiritglass Charade (2014) 248 kappaletta, 31 arvostelua
Mastering the Art of French Murder (2023) 238 kappaletta, 20 arvostelua
Beyond the Night (2010) 238 kappaletta, 12 arvostelua
As Shadows Fade (2009) 231 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
Dark Rogue: The Vampire Voss (2011) 195 kappaletta, 54 arvostelua
The Chess Queen Enigma (2015) 175 kappaletta, 24 arvostelua
Unmasqued: An Erotic Novel of The Phantom of the Opera (2007) 167 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
Noiduttu Jane (2010) — Avustaja — 162 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
Dark Saint: The Vampire Dimitri (2011) 118 kappaletta, 48 arvostelua
Embrace the Night Eternal (2010) 116 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Abandon the Night (2010) 106 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Dark Vixen: The Vampire Narcise (2011) 104 kappaletta, 34 arvostelua
A Trace of Poison (2022) 100 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
Night Betrayed (2011) 88 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Bound By Honor: An Erotic Novel of Maid Marian (2009) 87 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer (2010) 85 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Lavender Vows (2011) 75 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Master: An Erotic Novel of the Count of Monte Cristo (2008) 72 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Murder in the Lincoln White House (2017) 64 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
The Carnelian Crow (2017) 57 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Murder by Invitation Only (2023) 53 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
A Murder Most French (2024) 47 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Night Forbidden (2012) 40 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Sanctuary of Roses (2011) 38 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Roaring Midnight (2013) 38 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Shop of Shades and Secrets (2011) 37 kappaletta
Entwined (2012) 36 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Zeppelin Deception (2019) 36 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
A Whisper of Rosemary (2001) 32 kappaletta
Sinister Summer (2017) 31 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Murder in the Oval Library (2018) 31 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Siberian Treasure (2011) 30 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Night Resurrected (2013) 28 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Entwined, Entangled, & Enthralled (2014) 26 kappaletta
Countdown to a Kiss (2012) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta
The Cards of Life and Death (2011) 20 kappaletta
Dark and Damaged: Eight Tortured Heroes of Paranormal Romance (8-in-1) (2015) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Murder at the Capitol (2020) 15 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Tiny Treats: A Holiday Collection (2014) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Max Stops the Presses (2013) 12 kappaletta
Tomes, Scones and Crones (2021) 12 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Entangled (2013) 10 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Raging Dawn (2015) 10 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
A Lily on the Heath (2013) 9 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Roaring Shadows (2015) 9 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Sinister Secrets (2017) 7 kappaletta
Roaring Dawn (2016) 7 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Once Upon A Wish: 16 Dreamy Faerie Tales (2021) — Tekijä — 7 kappaletta
Enthralled (2013) 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Five Unforgettable Knights (2013) 5 kappaletta
Sinister Shadows (2017) 5 kappaletta
Enticed (2013) 4 kappaletta
Stakes, Cakes and Mandrakes (2023) 4 kappaletta
Raging Winter (2015) 4 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Amazon Roulette (2015) 4 kappaletta
Sinister Stage (2020) 3 kappaletta
Sinister Lang Syne (2020) 3 kappaletta
Purses, Curses and Hearses (2022) 3 kappaletta
Enamored (2014) 3 kappaletta
The Draculia Vampire Trilogy (2015) 2 kappaletta
The Gems of Vice and Greed (2016) 2 kappaletta
Love After Midnight, Vol. 1 (2022) — Tekijä — 2 kappaletta
Tempted by the Night (2015) 2 kappaletta
Enslaved (2014) 2 kappaletta
Enraptured (2016) 2 kappaletta
Sinister Sanctuary (2018) 2 kappaletta
Hexes, Exes and Codexes (2024) 2 kappaletta
With This Kiss (9-in-1) (2020) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Sanskrit Cipher (2021) 1 kappale
Journeys of the Heart (Anthology 5-in-1) (2000) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Love After Midnight, Vol. 2 (2022) — Tekijä — 1 kappale
Immortal Glamour (2016) 1 kappale
Medieval Herb Garden Set (2020) 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance (2008) — Avustaja — 405 kappaletta, 12 arvostelua
Vampire Bites: A Vampire Romance Anthology [5-in-1] (2013) — Avustaja — 30 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Jewels of Historical Romance, Volume 1 (Excerpts 12-in-1) (2013) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Taming the Vampire Anthology (2016) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Alphas for the Holidays (Anthology, 28-in-1) (2016) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
Jewels of Historical Romance, Volume 2 (Excerpts 12-in-1) (2013) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Once Upon A Ghost: 20 Eerie Faerie Tales (2020) — Avustaja; Avustaja — 9 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Blood Sample Box Set (7-in-1) (2010) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta
Summer on Seeker's Island : Anthology (2013) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Vampires of the Caribbean (2017) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
To Die For (Boxed Set 8-in-1) (2013) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Dark Secrets: A Paranormal Romance Anthology (2016) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta

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A quick historical cozy mystery with beautifully written descriptions of life in Paris. This is my assumption, of course, being from Michigan and never have been to Paris. But, it sounded authentic and realistic and that was good enough for me.
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ellierey | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 7, 2024 |
I enjoyed this as much as the first. There's something easy about imagining Julia Child nosing into murder with her bestie Tabitha Knight as post war Paris comes back to life. Their shopping trips to the market every day for fresh ingredients lead to an interesting tour of the catacombs with a mushroom grower. The Cordon Bleu, where Julia attends class, also hosts cooking demonstrations and it's here the two witness a chef being poisoned after drinking a rare wine, one that was among many hidden from the Boche during the war. When another chef is also attacked in the same way, the two can't help but be involved. There are many secrets that come to light from the war years, which makes the adventure all the more interesting.… (lisätietoja)
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ethel55 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 25, 2024 |
A Murder Most French by Colleen Cambridge
2nd book in the An American in Paris mystery series. Historical cozy mystery with Julia Child as a secondary character.
Postwar Paris is surging back to life, and its citizens are seizing every opportunity to raise a glass or share a delicious meal. The Cordon Bleu cooking school often holds open demonstrations, where the public can see its master chefs at work. One night when Tabitha Knight and Julia Child are in attendance, a premier bottle of wine, that was hidden from German forces, is opened and the chef begins the tasting. He promptly drops dead. It’s the first in a frightening string of poisonings and Tabitha, and occasionally Julia, are ready to help the inspector in finding clues. Tabitha has the experience since this is not her first murder scene.

Tabitha is exceptionally good at finding and remembering scenes and clues. A little too good per the inspector. But he can’t deny she has a skill. Even if he doesn’t want her in the middle or a murder scene.
Intriguing setup and roll out of the mystery and clues. Interesting historical facts surrounding the mystery. First me, the fun is listening to the Julia Child actor’s voice and imagining the times and how someone might benefit from her cooking skills.
I don’t cook. Have no desire, skill or interest, but can imagine the wondrous benefits of knowing a Cordon Bleu chef. Tracking down clues for a mystery, I’ll leave to the books as well.
The mystery was good but easily guessed. The relationships are getting deeper in this second book. I picked up the first for the uniqueness of the setting. Who can resist Julia? But you should know that Julia is very much a secondary character and it’s Tabitha that is in the middle of the meddling. Excuse me, the investigating. 🙂
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Madison_Fairbanks | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 23, 2024 |
Tabitha Knight is a young American ex-pat living with her grandfather and Uncle in Paris. Their neighbor, Julia Child, is teaching Tabitha to cook. The two discover a body in the basement of Julia's building and Tabitha recognizing the woman as someone who was in Julia's apartment the previous night with a group from the theater Dort manages. The discovery of Julia's knife indicates the killer was one of the after show party attendees. And, Tabitha's name and contact info is found on the body putting the two of them in the middle of the investigation.

As Tabitha gives in to her curiosity, she finds herself in growing danger when a car runs her off the road. As she continues to help at the theater more clues emerge if she can remain alive long enough to explain them the the police inspector investigating the murder.

The concept and time frame are effective, but the writing and dialog is a bit clunky at points.
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4leschats | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 13, 2024 |



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