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If you don't figure out why that matters, you will eventually.
It combines strong, likeable, plausible characters with a solid period setting, and a mystery that could only have sprung from that setting.
I suggest you start at the beginning of the series (Cut to the Quick) and read your way through and you will enjoy this book more.
I don't like to comment on the story-line of a book; however, I will say that this is an excellent series, albeit a brief one. Read morePublished 2 months ago by L. Fox
There is only one downside to this series - there are only four books, due to the premature demise of the author. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Austenparker
I was so sorry to see this end. Liked the characters and the stories. I would recommend the short series to anyone. I can't understand why there is no kindle version. Read morePublished 20 months ago by crowekitty2000
This one is in a class by itself. It is one of the best ever and the people I've lent it to agreed it was really special. Such a great shame Ross passed away after writing it. Read morePublished on August 11, 2011 by Nadine Harris
It is a fitting end to the Kestrel series! The plot initially moves rather glacially. But your patience to stick with it is rewarded. Read morePublished on August 28, 2010 by LiteraryAspirations
The Devil in Music is the strongest, best-done period mystery I have ever read (and I have read more than just a few). Read morePublished on July 26, 2009 by Catherine Raymond
This is the fourth and sadly the last of the Julian Kestrel Mysteries.
I have enjoyed reading all of the books in this series. Read more
This excellent fiction falls between four and five stars, and I'm rounding up, as a generous Italian may have during the lively festival that occurs in one segment of the book. Read morePublished on January 27, 2007 by T. Burket
I grieve for the marvelous Kate Ross, who died after penning three of the best novels in any genre. Luckily, the strength of her writing (plot, characters, feeling for historical... Read morePublished on November 6, 2006 by Gussie Nottle