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A Curious Beginning A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBLondon, After burying her spinster aunt, orphaned Veronica Speedwell is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry and the occasional romantic dalliance As familiar with hunting butterflies as with fending off admirers, Veronica intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetimeBut fate has other plans when Veronica thwarts her own attempted abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, who offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker, a reclusive and bad tempered natural historian A Curious ePUB Â But before the baron can reveal what he knows of the plot against her, he is found murdered leaving Veronica and Stoker on the run from an elusive assailant as wary partners in search of the villainous truth.


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  1. Chelsea Humphrey Chelsea Humphrey says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBIt is a rare day that I pick up historical fiction of any kind I have nothing against the genre, but I feel as though all the flashy, contemporary books shove my good intentions out of the way and I never get around to reading those golden oldies I claim I ll dive into Lucky for me, Berkley offered the opportunity to review all three books that currently make up the Veronica Speedwell series and am I glad they did These books are amazing I cannot believe it s taken me so long to read them, as they have come highly recommended time and again, but better late than never I suppose If you, like me, shy away from books labeled as historical fiction, please don t overlook this exquisite book Give me a chance to win you over, please I am quite determined to be mistress of my own fate, Mrs Clutterthorpe, but I do sympathize with how strange it must soun


  2. Felicia Felicia says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBOH HAI I GOT TO READ THIS ARC PThis comes out in Sept, and I got to read an early copy of Deanna Raybourn s new series JEALOUS MUCH If you follow my reading tastes you know I m slightly obsessed with her, we ve picked her books twice at least in my Vaginal Fantasy Romance Book Club, so this was a tasty morsel to enjoy, for sure I love Veronica, she is a very different character from Lady Julia, and entirely enjoyable in her own way Sassy, independent, plucky, she s a cool Nancy Drew for the turn of the century I m not sure if this is going to be a series, but I m on board to read also Sexy Love Interest rawr.


  3. Robin (Bridge Four) Robin (Bridge Four) says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBA lepidopterist and taxidermist run away and join the Circus.Wait what First I didn t know what a lepidopterist was, it s a person who studies butterflies and when I started this I think I internally groaned thinking that this was about a woman who loved to chase butterflies but lucky for me Veronica Speedwell is far interesting than that Veronica might not be the quintessential Victorian heroine She is headstrong, opinionated and even has taken


  4. Julie Julie says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBA Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn is a 2015 NAL Penguin publication I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review I don t know how she does it This first book in the new Veronica Speedwell mysteries gets off to a rip roaring start I absolutely loved it Veronica has lived an extraordinary life for a young lady raised in the 1800 s Taken in by her two aunts after being orphaned, Veronica has been shuffled around often, but this has worked to her advantage, giving her a view of the world most young women of her time never got to see As an expert butterfly hunter, Lepidopterology being her specialty, Veronica has seen many places, gone on exciting adventures, and embarked upon passionate love affairs Now that her both of her aunts have passed away, Veronica intends to continue pursuing the things she loves most in the world, but her plans are immediately thwarted when the Baron von Stauffe


  5. Linda Linda says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBI have little doubt your bark is worse than your bite, he retorted How do you know, Mr Stoker I haven t bittten you yet And there s quite the bite in this


  6. Beverly Beverly says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBIt is strange that I read this one after A Murder in Time, because the heroine in this story is smart, disciplined, and a modern thinking woman of the 1800s, where as the actual modern day woman who traveled back in time to the 1800s did not seem to be terribly smart or self disciplined She was unable to stop flinging epithets about, not even to protect herself from exposure I liked this heroine and admired her fortitude under e


  7. Christina ~ Brunette Reader Christina ~ Brunette Reader says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUB 5 Fabulous Stars But those of us who have been given the benefit of learning and useful occupation, well, we are the proof that the traditional notions of feminine delicacy and helplessness are the purest poppycock Veronica Speedwell, Victorian lady and globetrotting lepidopterist extraordinaire Her wit, her sass, her quirkiness, her own original brand of early feminism, I loved each and every page in her company London, 1887Just back in England due to the loss of her only remaining adoptive aunt, Veronica is already planning


  8. Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBI did enjoy the book very much for the most parts It was entertaining, funny to read sometimes and I really wanted to know what was so special about Veronica One thing I thought about when I read the book was that even though I liked Veronica, she just didn t seem to suit the century I mean this is the year 1887, not 1987 She is freely talking about sex, she had several dallies, she even asks Stoker when the last time he had sex and she seems so liberated in a period when women absolutely weren t that liberated, well not without losing their reputations I still like her, she is a marvelous character, sure sometimes she was borderline annoying and a bit know it all But still, she is great, loves her freethinking way even though it goes against everything I know


  9. Jaclyn Jaclyn says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBA Curious Beginning is the launch of Raybourn s newest series featuring amateur sleuth, adventuress, lepidopterist, and lover of foreign men, Miss Veronica Speedwell Veronica has just buried her spinster aunt, her last living guardian, and she s ready for another adventure However, this adventure is much closer to home than she could have anticipated Arriving home from her aunt


  10. Sara (sarawithoutanH) Sara (sarawithoutanH) says:

    A Curious Beginning PDF/EPUB ¹ A Curious ePUB Â curious book, beginning book, A Curious kindle, A Curious BeginningA Curious Beginning ePUBThis was a very random read for me, but I really liked it I literally knew nothing about this before going into it, but it was a lot of fun The story was a little all over the place, but I really liked the main character, Veronica I look forward to reading the next book in the series


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