Brief reviews of mysteries, thrillers, and crime novels.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Venetia, by Georgette Heyer
Venetia and her brothers spent their childhood making up stories about their rarely seen neighbor, the Wicked Baron, but when they meet him in person, he turns out to have a sharp mind and good heart. Family secrets, an abrasive in-law, tiresome suitors, and quarrelsome and bible-quoting retainers add humor and spice to the story. The audio abridgement was a travesty.