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A Curious Beginning (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery) by [Raybourn, Deanna]
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Praise for Deanna Raybourn and the Lady Julia Grey Novels
"Deanna Raybourn creates unforgettable characters in a richly detailed world. This is storytelling at its most compelling."--Nora Roberts, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author
"Deftly brews up the perfect mix of mystery and romance."--"Chicago Tribune"
"Unabashedly romantic but still very much a literary Victorian detective novel."--"The Denver Post"
"A clever and unique perspective on the Victorian era through the eyes of an unconventional lady."--"Library Journal"
"Perfectly executed."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)


Praise for "A Curious Beginning"
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"With wicked intelligence, Deanna Raybourn has created a fresh and fascinating sleuth. Veronica Speedwell is sure to join the greats of mystery fiction. Impeccably plotted and meticulously researched, "A Curious Beginning" will leave you, as it left me, whimpering for more."--Alan Bradley, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce series
"Oh, frabjous day! Deanna Raybourn is back in the Victorian era with a heroine who could give Amelia Peabody a run for her money. No one write parasols, petticoats, and pistols like Deanna Raybourn."--Lauren Willig, author of the Pink Carnation series and "The Other Daughter
""Deanna Raybourn writes with wisdom, sass and a rich texture that is a joy to read. I love this book!"--Robyn Carr, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of the Virgin River series

Praise for Deanna Raybourn and the Lady Julia Grey Novels
"Deanna Raybourn creates unforgettable characters in a richly detailed world. This is storytelling at its most compelling."--Nora Roberts, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author
"Deftly brews up the perfect mix of mystery and romance."--"Chicago Tribune"
"Unabashedly romantic but still very much a literary Victorian detective novel."--"The Denver Post"
"A clever and unique perspective on the Victorian era through the eyes of an unconventional lady."--"Library Journal"
"Perfectly executed."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)

Praise for"A Curious Beginning"
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With wicked intelligence, Deanna Raybourn has created a fresh and fascinating sleuth. Veronica Speedwell is sure to join the greats of mystery fiction. Impeccably plotted and meticulously researched, "A Curious Beginning"will leave you, as it left me, whimpering for more. Alan Bradley, "New York Times"bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce series
Oh, frabjous day! Deanna Raybourn is back in the Victorian era with a heroine who could give Amelia Peabody a run for her money. No one write parasols, petticoats, and pistols like Deanna Raybourn. Lauren Willig, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Pink Carnation series and"The Other Daughter
" Wickedly clever and devilishly amusing. . .Veronica Speedwell is a joy unflappable, unrepentant, and thoroughly delightful. Susan Elia MacNeal, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Maggie Hope series
I love this book! Brings us the powerful Veronica Speedwell, who triumphs over adversity and danger with wit, charm, and uncanny determination. A real find. Robyn Carr, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Virgin River series
A treat. One of the few writers who can make history feel immediate and exciting without losing a grasp of the period. Rhys Bowen, "New York Times" bestselling author of Her Royal Spyness series
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About the Author

Deanna Raybourn, the author of the award-winning"New York Times"bestselling Lady Julia Grey series and several standalone novels, is pleased to introduce her new Victorian-set mystery series featuring Veronica Speedwell. Deanna lives in Virginia with her husband and daughter."

Product details

  • File Size: 1246 KB
  • Print Length: 354 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (September 1, 2015)
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2015
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00SI0B5F8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,332 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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