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Bonfire Night Audiobook

Bonfire Night

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Publisher's Summary

Amateur sleuth Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband, Nicholas Brisbane, face their latest adventure in this novella by New York Times best-selling author Deanna Raybourn.

It's the autumn of 1890, and almost a year has passed since - much to their surprise - Lady Julia and Nicholas became parents. Just as the couple begins to adapt, a solicitor arrives with a strange bequest. Nicholas, it seems, has inherited a country house - but only if he and his family are in residence from All Hallows' Eve through Bonfire Night.

Neither Lady Julia nor Nicholas is likely to be put off by local legends of ghosts and witches, and the eerie noises and strange lights that flit from room to room simply intrigue them. Until a new lady's maid disappears, igniting a caper that will have explosive results....

The fourth in a series of Lady Julia Grey stories set during traditional English holidays, Bonfire Night follows Silent Night, Midsummer Night, and Twelfth Night.

©2014 Deanna Raybourn (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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    Maine Knitter 06-26-16
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    "Good ending of the series ?"

    Again, the last three novellas are way too short and should all be one big book.

    This wrapped up details quite nicely. I assume this is the end of the series and, since I've read the first book in the new series, that's okay.

    This wasn't anything very heavy; a fun few hours of listening to a great narrator. The usual main characters are there and so are some ghosts. Rather fun if nothing else.

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    Rheana Corirossi 06-07-16

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    "love the Brisbanes"

    my only complaint is that I wish it was longer. she cannot write them fast enough

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    jansly 03-23-16
    jansly 03-23-16
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    "Entertaining but...."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bonfire Night to be better than the print version?

    This is probably better as an audio as it would seem like a 30 min sit com.


    Would you recommend Bonfire Night to your friends? Why or why not?

    Unlikely


    What about Ellen Archer’s performance did you like?

    Excellent performance--the only reason to read this in audio format.


    Any additional comments?

    This is the last of three short stories that should have been one book. All three had good elements and the characters are delightful. I just feel duped when the author is passing off short stories as novels. This series started off well but the "tension" between Julia & Brisbane was getting annoying. Just as this evolves and they become partners we get cheated.

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    Verna Simonton, TX, United States 02-26-16
    Verna Simonton, TX, United States 02-26-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Great series"

    I just finished the Lady Julia series and I am so sad not to have another one to read! The story lines and character development were greatly entertaining. Those of you who enjoy mystery series will find this one a great listen! Love the time period and the narration was "spot" on! Ellen Archer and Deanna Raybourn make a great team!

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    "Enjoyable Short Story"

    I enjoy the Lady Julia Grey stories and this one though short is quite entertaining.

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    Janet 11-03-15
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    "too bad it was short"

    Another good story. Too bad it was short. I would have liked it to be longer.

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