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Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon
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Mar 06, 2009

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bookshelves: mystery-espionage, read-2009, x-set-in-europe-uk-england

Lord John is working on unraveling several mysteries in this novel. He is rather clever and his inner communications are very amusing. I did enjoy this book but having read both Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade and Lord John and the Hand of Devils first, I rather enjoyed those a tad more.

I honestly don't think I would have continued this series, if I had read this book before the other two in the series. It's good but rather unassuming and not altogether interesting enough to warrant a series. Though I must say, that book 2 and 3 were spectacular and I'm hoping a 4th is in the offing.

UPDATE: I just found out that book 4 is called Lord John and the Scottish Prisoner and should be out in 2010.
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Reading Progress

March 6, 2009 – Shelved
March 21, 2009 – Shelved as: mystery-espionage
Started Reading
May 14, 2009 –
page 41
11.14%
May 14, 2009 – Finished Reading
June 7, 2009 – Shelved as: read-2009
March 22, 2011 – Shelved as: x-set-in-europe-uk-england

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