Second Sight

Amanda Quick (Author)
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Description

New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick invites you to experience a thrilling adventure filled with the lure of ancient secrets and the simmering passions of the Victorian age in the first Arcane Society novel.

Venetia Milton's memories of a romantic night with Gabriel Jones--an alchemist's descendant--are shattered soon thereafter by news of his death. Adopting the guise of his respectable widow, she embarks on a new career as a fashionable photographer in London, where her unique ability to "see" beyond her subjects makes her photographs highly prized.

But Venetia's romantic whim causes unexpected trouble. For one thing, Mr. Jones is about to stride, living and breathing, back into her life. And someone he is tracking will go to any lengths, even murder, to possess an ancient, extraordinary secret that has been lost for centuries. Someone who believes that as the "wife" of Mr. Jones, Venetia is the key...

Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
April 01, 2007
Pages
338
Dimensions
4.24 X 0.97 X 6.8 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780515142808
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About the Author

Amanda Quick is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author of more than fifty New York Times bestsellers. She writes historical romance novels under the Quick name, contemporary romantic suspense novels under the Krentz name, and futuristic romance novels under the pseudonym Jayne Castle. There are more than 35 million copies of her books in print.

Reviews

Praise for Second Sight

"Clever dialog, well-handled paranormal elements, and an intriguing plot merge with Quick's lively wit in this thoroughly entertaining romance."--Library Journal (starred review)

"A clever and entertaining tale about secrets...With her witty dialogue, multidimensional characters complete with eccentricities and psychic abilities, clever plotting, and generous humor, the perennially popular Quick has penned another surefire winner."--Booklist (starred review)

"Polished, proficient romantic suspense."--Kirkus Reviews

"Delightful Victorian romantic suspense with a touch of the paranormal...a quick-paced fun thriller."--Midwest Book Review

"It doesn't take 'psychical abilities' to see this one's a winner...Second Sight is the opening book in the 'Arcane Society' series, and if it's any indication of what's to come, the series may be one of Quick's best."--The State (Columbia, SC)