Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday Memes: The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

Happy Friday everybody!!
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Beginning:
In the sun-warmed quiet of her uncle's library, Lady Helen Wrexhall spread the skirt of her muslin morning gown and sank into the deep curtsy required for Royal presentation: back held straight, head slightly bowed, left knee bent so low, it nearly touched the floor. And, of course, face set into a serene Court smile.
Friday 56:
Aunt Leonore flipped open her fan and waved it, sending a pulse of warm air across the two of them. "Lud! That shade of blue does not suit Lady Gardwell at all," she whispered as Millicent and her mother approached.
This week I am featuring The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman. Here is the description from Amazon:
Helen must make a choice: Save her reputation, or save the world.

London, 1812. Eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall is on the eve of her debut presentation at the royal court of George III. Her life should revolve around gowns, dancing, and securing a suitable marriage. Instead, when one of her family’s maids disappears, she is drawn into the shadows of Regency London.

There, she meets Lord Carlston, one of the few able to stop the perpetrators: a cabal of demons that has infiltrated all levels of society. Carlston is not a man she should be anywhere near, especially with the taint of scandal that surrounds him. Yet he offers her help and the possibility of finally discovering the truth about the mysterious deaths of her parents.

Soon the two of them are investigating a terrifying conspiracy that threatens to plunge the newly Enlightened world back into darkness. But can Helen trust a man whose own life is built on lies? And does she have the strength to face the dangers of this hidden world and her family’s legacy?

Set in the glittering social world of the Regency upper-crust, the Dark Days Club is a supernatural adventure that introduces New York Times best-selling author Alison Goodman’s Lady Helen Wrexhall—another heroine whom, like Eona, readers can take to their hearts.

7 comments:

  1. Ooooh I love the cover and the description of this book. I may have to add it to my ever growing TBR list!! Happy Reading!

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  2. I have seen this one around and I kind of want to read it. :)

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  3. I have heard of this one before, and I do like the sound of it. :-)

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  4. I'm so intrigued!!! Happy Memorial day long weekend!

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  5. The cover is so pretty. I've been on the fence about this one. Maybe just not in the right mood at the moment:)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog:)

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  6. I really want to read this book. I've heard good things! Happy weekend.

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