Crowned and Dangerous

Crowned and Dangerous

Large Print - 2016
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Baker & Taylor
The elopement of Lady Georgiana Rannoch and Darcy O'Mara is thrown into turmoil by the arrest of Darcy's father for the murder of a wealthy American, a charge that compels their journey to Ireland to prove his innocence.

Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781410492968
Branch Call Number: Mystery Bowen Large Type
Characteristics: 479 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
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Try Rhys Bowen's "Crowned and Dangerous" while you're waiting for "The Painted Queen."

This book will be discussed at the Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club on February 22, 2017.


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OG_RA
Oct 09, 2019

This was a lighthearted and fun mystery! I loved the character and the concept!

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merlinsilver
Aug 13, 2018

I love, love, love this series and the Ireland location is a marvelous new setting with all sorts of ways for Darcy and Georgie to get in and out of trouble. Such a wonderful cozy and a terrific mystery with lots of new characters to add a little spice and excitement.

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ApollosRaven
Jul 17, 2017

I found this to be one of the most enjoyable titles in the series to date. Bowen's introduction of Darcy's Irish family is long-overdue and filled a big gap in his backstory. All the secondary characters (including the exotic Princess Zou Zou) were very entertaining. The ebullient Lady Georgie remains a delightful narrator as she shows signs of greater maturity... while fans of her Cockney maid Queenie will not be disappointed.

jtdlib May 06, 2017

I like this series better than the Molly Murphy one.

VaughanPLDonnalee Jan 08, 2017

This is the tenth installment in the delightfully frothy Her Royal Spyness mystery series. Lady Georgiana Rannoch is a minor member of the British Royal Family with a penchant for getting embroiled in murders. The 1930's setting is charmingly and convincingly used with real-life characters regularly popping in for cameo appearances. This series is fun, light and bubbly and the tenth book was true to form, with the Irish setting for this one providing a lovely variation. As mysteries, I find these books not very complex, but I love the characters and the setting and I appreciate the fact that these books occasionally make me laugh out loud. If you loved Downton Abbey, you might want to check out this series.

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maipenrai
Dec 08, 2016

(The tenth book in the Royal Spyness series)

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chromybaby33
Aug 22, 2016

I am so glad Georgie did not marry Darcy in the latest adventure. She was being spirited away to a hasty wedding by playboy Darcy when he gets word of his father's involvement in a murder. Darcy leaves Georgie in the middle of nowhere to rush to his father's assistance. She decides to follow him against his wishes. They are soon joined by one of Darcy's rich girlfriends. This installment seems hasty and not thought out like the previous adventures. I hope Georgie does not marry this guy, she will end up with endless childbearing while he goes off in his own private adventures, just like he always has! One good thing is that Queenie is finally starting to find her place in life as a lady's maid. I liked the previous adventures much more.

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HernetheHunter
Aug 18, 2016

This is another tasty slice of the British upper crust, as delightful and mannered as all the books that went before. The ongoing adventures of Georgiana Rannoch and the murders she seems to fall into make for a great read. Keep them coming please Rhys Bowen.

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