The Mayfair Affair (Rannoch/Fraser Publication Order #8)

The Mayfair Affair (Rannoch/Fraser Publication Order #8)

A Malcolm & Suzanne Rannoch Mystery In the elegant environs of Mayfair, Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch live a seemingly charmed life. Malcolm, a former diplomatic attaché and intelligence agent, is a rising Member of Parliament. Suzanne is fast becoming one of London?s most sought hostesses. But even their closest friends don?t know that the Rannoch?s marriage is still re A Malcolm & Suzanne Rannoch Mystery In the elegant environs of Mayfair, Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch li...

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Title:The Mayfair Affair (Rannoch/Fraser Publication Order #8)
Author:Tracy Grant
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:B00TKIT6QW
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:503 pages pages

The Mayfair Affair (Rannoch/Fraser Publication Order #8) Reviews

  • Cathie
    Jul 30, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

  • Misfit
    Apr 09, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

  • Brenna
    Aug 07, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

  • Tonya
    Jul 05, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

  • Katherine
    Jul 23, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

  • Jenn
    Jun 22, 2018

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

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    ...

    ...

  • Foggygirl
    May 15, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

  • Amanda
    Apr 07, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

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    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Li
    Jun 26, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

  • Jane Irish Nelson
    Sep 02, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

  • Tiff
    May 26, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

  • Diana Quincy
    Aug 04, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

  • aem
    Jun 15, 2018

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

  • Suzi
    May 28, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

  • Argum
    Sep 10, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

  • Brooke
    May 25, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

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  • Kristin
    Apr 07, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

  • Tiffany
    Sep 23, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

    ...

    ...

  • Amanda Bright
    Oct 08, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

  • Kathleen Freeman
    May 19, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

  • Brittany Farrell
    Jun 02, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Paul Burnette
    Nov 30, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

  • Danielle Gonzalez
    Jun 30, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

  • Betty Strohecker
    May 25, 2015

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

  • Barbara Literski
    Jul 07, 2018

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

  • Danielle
    May 11, 2017

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

  • Jennifer Shaus
    Feb 05, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Suellen
    May 31, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • E.L.
    Apr 22, 2016

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...

    Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch are startled when they are informed that their children's governess, Laura Dudley, has been found at the scene of a murder, with a gun (but not the murder weapon), in the middle of the night. And since Laura won't explain just why she was there, they underta...

    Close to home This was a really good book to read!! Another case where Malcolm and Suzanne were ask to investigate the murder of the Duke of Trenchard. Their governess has been arrested because she was in the study and called for help. This is a great book to read and trying to figu...

    A little long winded. But a decent read ...

    3.5 stars ...

    The basic plot for this novel had the potential to be extremely interesting so from that perspective it was good. But I thought it was poorly executed. Much of the language was melodramatic particularly in the beginning and perhaps the words were simply there for word count. Phrases li...

    ?The pretty parts of the puzzle?are what finally get put together in all of Grant?s Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch novels, and this one exceeds expectations. Our feckless heroes are at their inimitable best here, solving several linked mysteries, rescuing others from fates worse tha...

    3.5 stars I welcome any new Suzanne (Melanie)/Malcolm (Charles) book and this was no exception. I love diving back into the world of these characters and am drawn into the tangled web of the Regency "Ton". There were several shifts in point of view that gives us insight into the min...

    A wonderful series, although my favourite book is still Secrets of a Lady with "Melanie" and "Charles". After finishing reading the entire series in less than a few weeks my brain is somewhat boggled with all the romantic and political machinations that occurred within the pages along ...

    I really enjoy these characters and it is always nice to visit them. There could have been bretter editing as plot points are referred to before they happen - an indiscretion is referred to before Malcolm and Suzanne actually discover it. However, while distracting doesn't ruin the spi...

    Superb! Stunning! Wonderful!! Teresa Grant never fails to impress me with her impeccable research, plotting, and characterization. Always a joy to read the next book in this series. My only negative has nothing to do with the story or Ms. Grant, but my goodness! The printing errors! Th...

    Other than some glaring spelling errors and the time the author forgot if she was writing from Charles or Malcolm's perspective, this book has to be one of my favorites by her. Finally the characters are clear in my mind and have grown into quite the family. cannot wait to read what's ...

    I just re-read "Mayfair" - and it was just as magical as the first time. It drew me in and I chafed at life's annoyances [showering, eating, grocery shopping, etc.] until I could get back. "Mayfair" meets my hallmark of "keepers" because there are new avenues and new hidden "rooms" to ...

    This was my second time beginning this book and this time I finished. it was a slow start but ended up a page turner. I gained more insight into many of the recurring characters. I think the relationship of the main characters was realistic for what they've been through as a couple. Gr...

    I am fan of this series and this entry did not disappoint. I love the cast of characters that this author has created for the series. With all the twists and turns this was an engaging read. I hope ths author continues to move the series forward and I look foward to Malcolm and Suzanne...

    A strong installment in this historical mystery series. The plot isn?t as convoluted as some of her previous books, and is a straightforward whodunnit at first glance. But as with the rest of the series, there?s a tangled web of personal loyalties and betrayals to navigate. Big hur...

    3.5 ...

    Really enjoy these mysteries. They are so well put together and so intriguing that it's hard to figure out who the villians are. Enjoyed every page. ...

    Fantastic couple, intriguing back story and a compelling mystery. ...

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  • Jack Vasen
    May 14, 2018

    "Blood glistened in the lamplight against the red and gold of the Turkey rug. It had pooled on the floor besides a drinks trolley." This is going to a very short review, since to do otherwise would give away too much of the story. As the book opens, a powerful (and quite nasty) duke...

    I think this might be one of my favorite books in this series. The governess to Suzanne and Malcom's children makes a late night visit to a duke, who has been murdered. Since she finds the body, she is arrested and held for the murder. Suzanne and Malcolm realize they know very little ...

    This was another wonderful historical mystery by Tracy Grant. Set in London in 1818, Malcolm and Suzanne have their work cut out for them when their governess is arrested for the murder of a prominent aristocrat - a Duke no less. But as usual there is much going on behind the scenes, l...

    Like the preceding books in this series, this book is heavily based on what goes before, but it contains a stand alone story. We were introduced to Laura Dudley in the Berkeley Square Affair. In this book she becomes a major player since she is arrested for murder and the Rannoch's...