Death Comes to the Fair Ø EBOOK by Catherine Lloyd – and–rey.us
review Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ree Ø Catherine LloydTery lovers with a Victorian setting The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book via Netgalley Set in the village of Kurland St Mary in 1817 this is the ourth book in the series Saying Yes to the Millionaire finds murder hindering the upcoming nuptials of Major Kurland and Lucy Harrington Authentic to the period the pace is reminiscence of the slower horse and buggy days Major Kurland thinks planningor their wedding is taking The Majors Guarded Heart / The Highlanders Dangerous Temptation / Paying the Vikings Price forever and wants to elope Lucy is concerned about the ramification on heramily if they did elope The major will not let town gossip Sons of the Devil, Vol. 2 feuds ruined reputations and two murders spoil their wedding plan There are enjoyable moments such as local reactions to the winners of best harvest vegetables It was a very pleasant read I had wondered whether Death Comes to the Fair would hold up to my overly high expectationsollowing as it did on the heels of the virtually perfect Death Comes to Kurland Hall but Merry Christmas, Daddy for the most part it succeeded in being a satisfying seuel Robert and Lucy were delightful as always and the mystery took an interesting turn into the dark long buried past of Kurland St Mary and its oldest inhabitantsIt is ironic that Robert and Lucy shouldind it harder to spend time alone together after they are Roped in finally betrothed particularly since they seemed to have no trouble doing so before But now that they re in love and their constant arguments are a thing of the past at leastor now they ace the obstacle of having to be uite creative in dodging Lucy s chaperones and avoiding the wrath of the rector so that they could go sleuthing together The result is some airly amusing moments of Secrets of the Tycoons Bride (The Garrisons, frustration and exasperationrom Robert and the sweetness of their romantic interactions when they do manage to carve out some time alone made up Samanthas Gift for their infreuency More than ever Robert and Lucy prove that they re the perfect team and I enjoyed seeing them take what they ve learntrom each other and put it into action Robert is increasingly learning to trust Lucy s judgment diplomacy and bravery implicitly and Lucy draws strength Friscos Kid (Tall, Dark Dangerous from the Major s clear head in times of danger and his way of standing his ground Gone is the pessimistic and unsociable Robert and the Lucy who was once run roughshod by her selfishather siblings and Mrs Fielding in the Courting Miss Adelaide (Noblesville, Indiana, first book Their character and relationship development has been so satisfying to watchThose who haveound the identities of the murderers in the previous three books a little too easy to guess might be pleased by how the murder mystery plays out in this story What begins as a seemingly simple case of a murder committed over petty village rivalries is gradually revealed to have very deep roots that stretch two centuries back into the history of Kurland St Mary with a touch of village superstition or good measure Fascinating as it was however readers were given little chance to know or care about the people involved and thus the resolution of the case elt rather convoluted rushed and anti climatic I have little A Colton Target fondnessor the
Criminal And Would Have Loved To Haveand would have loved to have given a chance to experience the rush of triumph that would have come Love Isnt Enough from seeing them brought to justiceI have absolutely no complaints about the note on which the bookinished however so satisfying I can t wait Prodigal Prince Charming for of Robert and Lucy s adventures and to see how their relationship continues to develop hopefully the author will have a seuel soon because my life alreadyeels empty without Kurland St Mar. Ers if bad blood at the village Task Force Bride fair had anything to do with the man's mysterious demise since there was much bitterness over Ezekiel's prizewinning vegetables As Lucy and Robert uncover long standing villageeuds the town's dark secrets begin to take their toll and the couple soon inds they too are in grave danger. .
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ENTIRELY HER SISTER BARELY HAS ANYTHINGHer sister barely has anything do but tag along as chaperone Lucy s ather mostly seems uncaring but deep down he loves Lucy He just has antiuated ideas about women meaning he s a typical man of his time The downstairs characters appear often here Lucy is training Betty to be a ladies maid and I really liked Betty She s hardworking intelligent and loyal to Lucy unlike Maisey and Mrs Fielding Mrs F is insolent and lazy She s training Maisie to be just as lazy I Desejo Indomado (To Tame A Playboy, felt bador Maisie because she doesn t seem very bright and seems afraid of everythingThe village Dangerously Attractive (Harlequin Intrigue families are important characters There are two mainamilies who work Mistress for Robert The Mallards are a large villageamily The men work on the estate and seem nice Robert values them not just Cinderella Story Part 2 (36 Hours) for their work but alsoor being intelligent and not bowing and scraping to him There is also the Pethridge amily They seem a little ignorant than the Mallards and young Martin doesn t come across as very bright He doesn t seem to know how to think
for himself or hold his tongue when n This has been my avoritehimself or hold his tongue when n This has been my A Doctor, a Nurse, a Christmas Baby favorite of the series thusar The A Mother in the Making focus on the personal relationships was a welcomed changed I switchedrom reading to audio and love the series even now because of the narrator Cat Gould is Her Kind Of Cowboy fabulous with all the voicesaccents and this is one I definitely recommend listening to over reading This is theirst book in the Kurland St Mary Mystery series I have read I did not have a problem His Pregnant Christmas Princess following the story but I believe that the development of the characters that I missed in the prior books might have made this one interesting to me I did not really get to know the characters in this book it seemed like they were supposed to be oldriends that I really didn t know well Not the author s Through the Language Glass fault just a warning if you have not read the others in the series Miss Lucy Harrington is betrothed to Sir Major Robert Kurland and they are the main characters in the story Lucy is the vicar s s daughter and has to be careful not to be seen with her betrothed without a chaperone Unfortunately she is also a very strong woman and puts herself into that situation often during the story causing some gossip When the verger an official in a church who acts as a caretaker and attendant Ezekeal Thurrock of St Mary s church isound dead after winning several prizes at the local air Lucy and Sir Robert become convinced that the death was not an accident They begin to uncover evidence that the Thurrock amily has some skeletons in their closet as well as many enemies As some strange occurences come to light and evidence emerges Lucy
"AND ROBERT UNCOVER A CENTURIES OLD "Robert uncover a centuries old that may have caused the deaths in present day This series is very character driven The dialogue and the relationship between Lucy and Robert carry much of the book The secondary characters such as Lucy s Private Arrangements (Forged of Steele, father the staff as well as the sisters acting as chaperones also add to the story and the background When the verger wasirst You Are Not A Gadget found dead the story was a bit slow but as the investigation movedorward I Sanctuary found myself much vested in what was going to happen I did notigure out who the murderer was as was a bit perturbed at one point as there was mention of the characters but not many clues or motivation given but as the story unfolded it cleared up the issues but not to my satisfaction I am going to go back and read the previous books and see how I Forever Faithful (Forever Faithful, feel then A good reador cozy mys. Seen complex military campaigns that involved less strategy and he's Friendfluence finding Lucy's meddlingamily maddening When the body of Ezekiel Thurrock the church verger is discovered crushed by a gargoyle that has One Part Woman fallenrom the bell tower the wedding is delayed But the evidence suggests this was no accident and Lucy wond. Lucy and Robert can t wait to be married but Lucy s relatives insist on taking over the wedding planning to have a grand society wedding in London something the happy couple doesn t want Lucy is busy running the harvest Stranger fair in the village and trying to ensure no one seelings are hurt Robert has other ideas and insists judging based on merit When the verger wins all the produce prizes the villagers are upset Robert thinks they ll get over it but when the verger ends up dead Lucy isn t so sure Only she believes Mr Ezekiel Thurrock was murdered And Robert Believes In Lucy Could It Be His Brother Robert believes in Lucy Could it be his brother Nathaniel Thurrock killed his own brother or some reason Mr Nathaniel is a newcomer to the village and wants to delve into the Kurland estate archives Has he discovered a secret When Lucy and Robert start their own investigation into the village s past they uncover long buried secrets and simmering resentment that dates back generations Is a generation eud enough to kill Meanwhile as Lucy and Robert are trying to investigate the murder at all hours and carve out some alone time her reputation takes a nose dive Does she care what gossipy villagers say or is this the a nose dive Does she care what gossipy villagers say or is this the she needs to take charge of her life once and or allWow This was the best book in the series I never ever even suspected whodunnit There are so many twists in this story and not enough suspects Lucy The English Spy (Gabriel Allon, failed to pick up on one clue she should have paid attention to but other than that I was just as shocked as Lucy to discover the identity of the murderer I loved learning the history of Kurland St Maryrom the English Civil War to the present year of 1817 I learned a bit of British history and saw the English Civil War To See Paris and Die from a different perspective I also loved learning about so called wise women herbals and charms they used My only uibble was Lucy s usage of Romanyor the people her Out of China father would probably refer to as Gypsies I wanted of the Romany in the story but it s otherwise excellent This book alsoeatures an adorable romance I love Lucy and Robert together He understands she s bossy and nosy but loves her Mary Tudor for it Though at times he s very much a man of his time and station he loves Lucy and wants her to be happy so heollows her lead She accepts Robert or who is he He can be grumpy and sometimes too authoritative his politics are very radical but that makes him appealing Robert s political views are very democratic Maybe they ll end up settling in America some day I love the way they investigate together and support each other as they go along Their views of weddings are also similar It says a lot about Robert that he s willing to marry her even if the situation
Is Not Ideal Lucy Supportsnot ideal Lucy supports and keeps uiet about his PTSD ear of horses and his physical limitations She helps him The Accidental Tourist function normally in a society that REALLY REALLY loves horsesThe major supporting characters include the Thurrock brothers Mr Ezekiel is the much loved verger of the village This seems to be some sort of clergy job but they never explain what he did exactly He isn t in the story long enough to know if he is an appealing character His brother on the other hand is supremely awful He is a bully demeans Lucy and women in general and is generally unpleasant His arrival in the village sets off a wave of old memories that die hard Robert s exiance Penelope Chingford is a major supporting character At irst she seems nice but then she goes back to being nasty I was a little. It's harvest time in the village of Kurland St Mary as Lucy and Robert prepare to wed but a murderer has taken an unseasonable vow of vengeance As Miss Lucy Harrington daughter of the village rector and Major Sir Robert Kurland plan their nuptials the major is beginning to wonder if he'll ever hear wedding bells He's.