City of Jasmine (Original)

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$14.95  $13.90
Mira Books
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5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Deanna Raybourn is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of the Lady Julia Grey series, A Spear of Summer Grass, and The Dead Travel Fast. The Lady Julia Grey series has been nominated for five RITA Awards, an Agatha Award, and numerous Dilys Wynn, Last Laugh, Daphne du Maurier, and Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards. Silent in the Grave, the first book in the series, won the 2008 RITA Award for Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements. Deanna lives in Virginia with her family.


"Raybourn's first-class storytelling is evident....Readers will quickly find themselves embarking on an unforgettable journey that fans both old and new are sure to savor." -Library Journalon City of Jasmine

"Raybourn skillfully balances humor and earnest, deadly drama, creating well-drawn characters and a rich setting."

-Publishers Weekly on Dark Road to Darjeeling

"From sweetly touching moments requiring tissues to hot-blooded hunts for prey of both two- and four-legged varieties, this book elicits the widest range of emotions, and does it with style."
-Library Journal on A Spear of Summer Grass

"With a strong and unique voice, Deanna Raybourn creates unforgettable characters in a richly detailed world. This is storytelling at its most compelling."

-Nora Roberts, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"[A] perfectly executed debut... Deft historical detailing [and] sparkling first-person narration."

-Publishers Weekly on Silent in the Grave, starred review

"A sassy heroine and a masterful, secretive hero. Fans of romantic mystery could ask no more-except the promised sequel."

-Kirkus Reviews on Silent in the Grave

" A great choice for mystery, historical fiction and/or romance readers."

-Library Journal on Silent on the Moor

"Raybourn...delightfully evokes the language, tension and sweeping grandeur of 19th-century gothic novels."

-Publishers Weekly on The Dead Travel Fast

"Raybourn expertly evokes late-nineteenth-century colonial India in this rollicking good read, distinguished by its delightful lady detective and her colorful family."

-Booklist on Dark Road to Darjeeling

"Beyond the development of Julia's detailed world, her boisterous family and dashing husband, this book provides a clever mystery and unique perspective on the Victorian era through the eyes of an unconventional lady."

-Library Journal on The Dark Enquiry