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by Lauren Willig
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Audio; Unabridged edition (December 29, 2005)
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Home Lauren Willig The Masque of the Black Tulip. Willig picks up where she left readers breathlessly hangin. any more will delight in this easy-to-read romp and line up for the next instalment’.
Home Lauren Willig The Masque of the Black Tulip. What’s most delicious about Willig’s novels is that the damsels of 1803 bravely put it all on the line for love and country’. The Detroit Free Press. Studded with clever literary and historical nugget. charming ary romance moves back and forth in time’. Willig has great fun with the conventions of the genre, throwing obstacles between her lovers at every opportunity’.
Thankfully, Lauren Willig stopped writing excruciatingly detailed sex scenes after the second book (this one).
Masque of the Black Tulip. Willig picks up where she left readers breathlessly hanging with 2005’s The Secret History of the Pink Carnation. Author: Lauren Willig. Publisher: Dutton Adult, 2005. After discovering the identity of the Pink Carnation, one of England’s most successful spies during the Napoleonic wars, modern-day graduate student Eloise Kelly is hot on the trail of the Black Tulip, the Pink Carnation’s French counterpart.
In front of him loomed his best friend-his former best friend-arm outstretched like a medieval woodcut of a wrathful God. Richard's very posture crackled with rage. Oh, no," breathed Henrietta, hastily yanking her bodice back up into place. Amy grabbed Richard by the arm and shoved him behind.
Willig tells a story so well that I had four different suspects right up to the end. The Masque of the Black Tulip is part . Lauren Willig always delights with her literary allusions and witty turn of phrase, and I enjoyed the dual storyline with the modern and Napoleonic time periods. The Masque of the Black Tulip is part of a series of spy mysteries set during Napoleon Bonaparte’s rule of France. Willig uses historical events as a basis for her stories, but if you aren’t a history buff, it can actually sound like something that could have happened. The story weaves fact and fiction so well together that the reader will easily be caught up in the suspense of that time in history.
But now she has a million questions about the Carnation's deadly nemesis, the Black Tulip. And she's pretty sure that handsome Colin Selwick has the answers somewhere in his family's archives. And she's pretty sure that handsome Colin Selwick has the answers somewhere in his family's archive. omance Historical Romance. One fee. Stacks of books.
Willig picks up where she left readers breathlessly hanging with 2005's The Secret History of the Pink Carnation. Spirited Henrietta Selwick discovers that the Black Tulip has resurfaced after a 10-year silence with the intent of eliminating the Pink Carnation. After discovering the identity of the Pink Carnation, one of England's most successful spies during the Napoleonic wars, modern-day graduate student Eloise Kelly is hot on the trail of the Black Tulip, the Pink Carnation's French counterpart. Miles Dorrington (Richard's best friend) works for the War Office and is directed to unearth the deadly spy.
Overall, a jolly good read. com User, November 22, 2006. Read on the heels of the first book in the series, I found this book to be charming, suspenseful at times and very hard to put down. I found myself thinking about the book's characters while going about my normal routine. A bit less of spying and more of intrigue this time around, but over all, I think the author does have me hooked on this series.
Willig's books have been named a Romantic Times Top Pick! and she has been nominated for a Quill Award in 2006. The Masque of the Black Tulip (December 29, 2005). ISBN 978-0-525-94920-6
Willig's books have been named a Romantic Times Top Pick! and she has been nominated for a Quill Award in 2006 . ISBN 978-0-525-94920-6. The Deception of the Emerald Ring (November 16, 2006). ISBN 978-0-525-94977-0.