Mistress of Lies
Isabel, Lady Wilde, mistress of King Charles II, has made a good living disguised as fortune teller Mistress Ruby, counseling London's elite. But after the murder of one of her customers, business has taken a downturn, and Isabel is on the verge of accepting the king's offer to move into the palace.
Isabel's plans are interrupted when a beggar girl named Sus...more
If only Isabel could. Mistress of Lies finds Isabel searching for the truth and possibly even her brother this time around. After a beggar girl named Susanna Barber approaches her and announces that she is the twelve year old daughter of Isabel’s brother Adam, Isabel isn’t sure what to believe. Especially since she thought he died of the plague several years beforehand. Making things even more complicated, Susanna claims that her father didn’t ...more
The second book Mistress of Lies was better than the first in my opinion. You could read the second book first if you want because it does not take away from this books plot, but you might feel like you are missing something like characters history and development from the first book. Still the second book is good and introduces a new character who I liked, Susanna. The plot of this one was gr ...more