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The Crystal Rose

3.04  ·  Rating Details ·  69 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
"England, 1850: " As she makes her way through London's crowded streets, Rose Windermere is nearly knocked to the ground by a man who whispers a dire warning... and presses a letter into her hands before fleeing. The letter seems innocuous enough--merely plans for a gentleman to meet his lover. But for Rose, the mark with which it is sealed recalls her idyllic childhood in ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Mira Books
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Jody
Aug 06, 2011 Jody rated it did not like it
Horribly uninteresting story. Rebecca Brandewyne has written some of my favorite and I guess no one is perfect, but I have to wonder how this even got published. Sorry to be so harsh on it, but I couldn't even finish it because of the boredom. I just didn't care what happened to any of the characters. They could've all died and I would've done an Irish Jig to express my joy at it being over.
Tanya
Oct 14, 2011 Tanya rated it it was ok
This is on of Rebecca Brandewyne's safe books. I started it because I had read some reviews that it was clean and had an interesting story. It started off well, and I was enjoying it up to about 60% through the book and it suddenly stalled. I had to read some of my favorites just to get myself convinced that I could finish this book. I had high hopes that it would be as clean as "The Love Knot" but it failed in that category. Not bad, but for me what eventually happened seemed out of character a ...more
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May 10, 2015 Viia rated it liked it
India ja Inglismaa. Kolonel teenib oma kuningannat Indias. tema peres on 6 tütart, kellel kõigil on lillede järgi pandud nimed. Vanim tütar Rose on sõber naabripoiss Hugoga. Kui Hugo maja põletatakse maha ja tema vanemad tapetakse, kolib Rose oma perega tagasi Inglismaale. AAstaid hiljem kohtub Rose juhuslikult taas Hugoga, kelle ta arvas surnud olevat. Koos tegutsedes päästetakse kuninganna Victoria elu.
Raamat sellest, kas laste vahelisest sõprusest võib kasvada midagi enamat, ahnusest, headuse
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Lynn Spencer
I found this lurking in the depths of my TBR pile and decided to give it a try. After a few chapters, the story just didn't gel. What I read wasn't terrible, but it was extremely boring.
Adriana
May 04, 2009 Adriana rated it liked it
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I was really surprised that I enjoyed this book as much as I did, but its actually turned out to be a great book.
Shirley
Jun 18, 2013 Shirley rated it really liked it
A very good read full of mystery and romance without all the sex that seems to be in books today.
Marianne
Mar 04, 2014 Marianne rated it it was ok
Not very well written....too sophomoric and not really very interesting.
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Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Rebecca lived in Knoxville and then, later, Chattanooga for the first few years of her life. After that, she and her family moved to Kansas, where she grew up, spending her summers in Alabama, visiting both sets of her grandparents. She says she's just a country girl with a dash of big city sprinkled in for spice. But having traveled extensively in the United States, ...more
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