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Silent in the Sanctuary

Which I’m supposed to return to the library tomorrow. Raybourn writes some really fantastic one liners, too. Jul 07, Keri rated it really liked it Shelves: The mystery part of the story is really entertaining. The relationship between Nicholas and Julia hasn’t improved; on the contrary, it’s even worse.

See 2 questions about Silent in the Sanctuary…. It was once the custom to use 13 ingredients to symbolise Jesus and his apostles, although charms with pagan connections are added to the mix—a ring for a future sileng or bridegroom, a coin for coming wealth.

Having said that, I will say that I love her characters, the new as well as the old stand bys, and am glad that alot of the same people are in Took me a bit longer to get into than Silent in the Grave but I did finally get into it.

Also, the Grey Pearls? There is a tiny bit of progress in her relationship with Nicholas, but the two still have a way to go before reaching even a happy for now, much less a happily ever after. She seems like a fun person and that certainly comes through in the character of Lady Julia.


To think that the first novel at least had some vague promise that is now all gone in fake tales about Brisbane that Julia cannot know, not having known him before or seen him since, and the unsufferable superiority of heroine and author. Dec 18, ScottK rated it really liked it.

It was something of deqnna disappointment after Silent in the Gravewhich I had so very much enjoyed, and a surprise, since the overall ratings for this book were higher than the first one.

I already reserved the next title in the series from my library. Julia Grey is visiting her brothers in Italy when a summons from their father brings them all home for Christmas.

Silent in the Sanctuary (Lady Julia Grey, #2) by Deanna Raybourn

I had a hard eilent getting into this one at first. I am not one for purely romance novels but this is more of a mystery series with romance thrown in. Her recuperation is cut short, however, when she and her brothers the delightfully named Plum and Lysander receive a summons home to England for the Christmas holidays. Lindsay I rayborun say no. Julia rubbed me the wrong way at some points in this book, appearing to me to be sanctuaru temperamental, flip-floppy, snobbish, and condescending.

Want to Read saving…. I began to suspect there was more to it, but my reaction at first was complete disbelief. Apparently there is another one coming, we will see if the story quality stands up to the test.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Shouldn’t he make more of an effort? No, I don’t know how historically accurate it was, but I don’t care because I liked it! Jun 28, Hannah rated it it was ok Recommends it for: This second volume includes a few more tantalizing insights into the darkness that raybokrn Brisbane, as well as some cracking good repartee between our two lead characters.


Sep 01, Angie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Julia’s original idea of giving them to her late husband’s heir was way better.

In which we look back at SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY

Can the first two books be read out of order? The actual murder doesn’t take place until almost the halfway mark.

Humor, danger, genuine creepiness? Are we talking a smoky Lapsang or a mellow Ceylon? Such endings are rare and to find one at the end of the first book in a series is rarer still. I can’t wait to read the next one. Quotes from Silent in the San Beeton, in her original book, Mrs. In this one many of the mistakes Julia makes in the investigation are caused because Nicholas and her father don’t give her all the information.

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I also have the paperback. Nicholas is playing some kind of game or Julia is just way too desperate.

This series is definitely character driven. However, I’m still gonna give this series a second chance.