Hi everyone! This is Julia of The Broke and the Bookish, formerly blogging on my own at The Competitive Bibliomaniac.
I read mostly historical romance, but can often be found reviewing paranormal romance, young adult books (mostly distopian/fantasy), fantasy/sci-fi, classics, and the occasional non-fiction book about languages.
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When I picked up Anne Mallory's Three Nights of Sin and read the back, I wasn't all too intrigued. I was pointed in it's direction from a reliable source though and read it anyway. I have to say that the synopsis and title are not really where the story goes. I still don't get where the 'three nights of sin' came in (because they didn't). I think a better summary would been as follows:
After her brother is thrown into jail, Marietta Winters has no one left to turn for help but mysterious Gabriel Nobel. Making a promise to fulfill three ambiguous favors in the future, she is taken into his world of mystery and intrigue. Clues are uncovered and the danger grows, within the case and within her heart.
Something like that.
I enjoyed this book. There were some things that gave me puzzle (nothing as much as the synopsis) but overall it was an entertaining read.
Originally published on GR in May 2009