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Confessions of a Little Black Gown

by Elizabeth Boyle


Thalia Langley and her cousin Lady Philippa Knowles are quite the pair. Secrets and obsessions spur them into a life of mystery, instead of the life that they were born to live. The story begins with a play the two have written. They are looking to a certain person to publish it and make it a success. Problem is, it really is the story of how Pippin and Tally, as they are known to friends and family, successfully broke Pippin's love out of the most secure prison in all of London.

Lord Larken is rudely awakened early one morning by two members of the Foreign Office. Larken is what you would call an executioner and his new mission is to capture and kill an American named Dashwell. Should be an easy task for one of Larken's caliber, but of course this will not be the easiest mission for him to complete, especially after he meets Thalia Langley.

I am not generally a fan of Historical Romance novels, but this book seemed to be the exception to the rule. From the opening words through the final chapter, this book kept me interested and maybe even a bit obsessed. I wanted to find out all that I could about the characters and I was pleasantly surprised to find an outcome that was pure genius.

The Book

Avon Books - Harper Collins Publishers
March 31, 2009
Mass Market Paperback
Historical Romance / 1814 London
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The Reviewer

Sandie Vega
Reviewed 2009
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