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Web of Deception (Edgecliffe Manor #1)

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Introducing the first book in the Victorian suspense-romance series, Edgecliffe Manor Mysteries. A young governess finds danger in the ancient Venable mansion.
Paperback, 204 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Fleming H. Revell Company
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Haley Whitehall
Jun 25, 2015 Haley Whitehall rated it liked it
This is a mystery set in Victorian London with a light romantic element. Even though the heroine was a vicar's daughter there wasn't much of a Christian aspect which was fine. This is the first book I've read by Jane Peart. She excels at description. I felt the setting come alive. However, I never felt close to the characters. Too much of the book was telling. Also, I figured out the mystery early on in the story and it was irritating that it took the characters so long. I will read another one ...more
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Mar 02, 2014 Susan rated it liked it
Shelves: adult-fiction
This Victorian mystery/romance, which takes place in 1875, was about a young woman, Rachel, who became a governess at a mansion that was far out in the country. The owner, and father of the two children she was in charge of, was in Australia on business. Aunt Templeton has come from Canada to run the house, but she is a terrible person. Is she the real Aunt Templeton or an imposter?

The book was a clean read with just a little romance. It got off to a slow start, but then picked up. I'll probably
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May 28, 2009 Melissa rated it liked it
This is about a young lady named Rachel who becomes a governess to two children in a mansion owned by a widower. The widower leaves, and his brother, Townsend, and aunt, Verdonia, arrive. There's a mystery to be solved as objects begin to disappear--and as Rachel tries to figure out what Townsend's true feelings are for her.
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Jane Johnson Peart of Asheville, North Carolina, Humboldt and Marin counties, California, and in recent years, Hawaii, passed away in 2007. She was the author of more than 60 works of suspense, historical fiction and romance, which touched the hearts and minds of thousands of readers whose correspondence she treasured. She wrote for the secular and Christian market, and is best known for the ...more
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