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Okay, so It took me a couple tries to get into this book As I told one of my Goodreads friends the first time I tried reading it Since Colleen Coble is one of my favorite authors, I ve gotten to where I don t even read the book blurbs for her books any So I had absolutely no idea what this book was about when I started reading it And I didn t realize it was historical fiction I think I ll enjoy it, but I ve put it on hold for now because I m just not in the mood to read historic Okay, so It took me a couple tries to get into this book As I told one of my Goodreads friends the first time I tried reading it Since Colleen Coble is one of my favorite authors, I ve gotten to where I don t even read the book blurbs for her books any So I had absolutely no idea what this book was about when I started reading it And I di I keep telling myself that life is too short to read bad writing But since I write a lot of bad writing, myself, it s all a moot point, yo.I downloaded Butterfly Palace via Overdrive from my public library system So my local tax dollars have already paid for this Okay, not dollars More like bits and pieces of pocket change, lint included American public libraries are criminally underfunded.But anyway, I am severely unimpressed by this example of Colleen Coble s writing The woman has writte I keep telling myself that life is too short to read bad writing But since I write a lot of bad writing, myself, it s all a moot point, yo.I downloaded Butterfly Palace via Overdrive from my public library system So my local tax dollars have already paid for this Okay, not dollars More like bits and pieces of pocket change, lint included American public libraries are criminally underfunded.But anyway, I am severely unimpressed by this example of Colleen Coble s writing The woman has written DNFed around 20% I am not much of a mystery fan and this one is just not for me Lilly is a typical small town Mary Sue It s not my fault everybody likes me promotes me Not even a day since her arrival and everybody in that household commented on her adorable looks, her blond long hair and of course she is instantly promoted from kitchen servant to maid servant hairdre PLEASE QUIT WRITING SO MANY BOOKS AND GO BACK TO BEING PATIENT AND WRITING GOOD ONES When Lilly Donnelly Arrives At The Cutlers Famed Butterfly Mansion In 1899, The Massive House And Unfamiliar Duties Threaten To Overwhelm Her Victorian Austin Is Lavish, Highly Political, And Intimidating, But With The Help Of The Other Servants, Lilly Resolves To Prove Herself To Her New Employers.Then, While Serving At An Elegant Dinner Party, Lilly Recognizes One Distinguished Guest As Andrew, The Love Of Her Life, Who Abandoned Her Without A Word Back Home He Seems To Have Assumed A New Identity And Refuses To Acknowledge Her, Leaving Her Confused And Reeling.Before Lilly Can Absorb This Unwelcome News, She S Attacked Could It Be The Sinister Servant Girl Killer Who Has Been Terrorizing Austin Or Is It Someone After Something Personal Someone From Her Past Does She Dare Trust Andrew To Help Or Is He Part Of The Danger Threatening To Draw Lilly Into Its Vortex Having read Coble s historical novels before, I have had my eye on thisrecent release for a while now I was not disappointed in this novel, which is very tense even from the opening pages A fire, a murderer, people living under assumed identities, and a slightly creepy house all combine to give a gothic feel to this novel As with many historicals, this novel served to de romanticize some of my notions about the time period Although the glamor of the wealthy is pleasant, it is shown to Having read Coble s historical novels before, I have had my eye on thisrecent release for a while now I was not disappointed in this novel, which is very tense even from the opening pages A fire, a murderer, people living under assumed identities, and a slightly creepy house all combine to give a gothic feel to this novel As with many historicals, this novel served to de romanticize some of my notions about the time period Although the glamor of the wealthy is pleasant, it is shown to be a thin veneer Underneath the shine, women have very little say in their own futures, and those who are in service have even less One of theinteresting aspects of the history has to do with law enforcement and several different branches get at least some treatment in these pages I found the details about police, Pinkerton, and Secret Service agents helped set the story and its resolution up nicely The Christian perspective of this novel is delivered by flawed characters who have made sinful c The setting for this book is the very interesting Butterfly Palace, an old palace brought over from Europe and reconstructed in Austin, Texas It s full if secret passage ways, mystery and dead butterflies The wealthy master of the house, Mr Everett Marshall, collects rate butterfly specimens Thus the name of the book.That being said, unfortunately the book is not worthy of it s rather exotic setting The writing is stilted and the story down right unbelievable If you re in the secret se The setting for this book is the very interesting Butterfly Palace, an old palace brought over from Europe and reconstructed in Austin, Texas It s full if secret passage ways, mystery and dead I m not very familiar with Inspirational Fiction, I ve read several from one of my favorite local author s who has written several Christian Western Romances how is that for cross genre But other than her few books, I m fairly unfamiliar with the genre I enjoyed this book because it had the Christian aspect, the romance aspect, and a lot of mystery to it as well The religious aspect to this novel was fairly minimal, but I would also say it was important to the storyline It was very subtle I m not very familiar with Inspirational Fiction, I ve read several from one of my favorite local author s who has written several Christian Western Romances how is that for cross genre But other than her few books, I m fairly unfamilia Romantic suspense author Colleen Coble has done it again Filled with lots of mystery and suspense along with a light dose of romance, this Downton Abbey like novel is sure to delight and impress, keeping you up late into the night This is the third novel I ve read by Colleen Coble, and for sure my favorite of the three The first two were Tidewater Inn and Rosemary Cottage I was completely blown away with this novel, since the other books I d read by her weren t as good as this novel, in my Romantic suspense author Colleen Coble has done it again Filled with lots of mystery and suspense along with a light dose of romance, this Downton Abbey like novel is sure to delight and impress, keeping you up late into the night This is the thi One thing I love about being a blogger is getting to check out all the latest books from my favourite authors without having to put out cash I received the copy of Colleen Coble s Butterfly Palace from BookSneeze.comButterfly Palace is a book full of intrigue, romance, and murder mystery The book description says Elegance and wealth Privilege and politics The extravagance of the Butterfly Palace overwhelmed Lily s senses and nearly smothered her painful memories She pushed away her misgiv One thing I love about being a blogger is getting to check out all the latest books from my favourite authors without having to put out cash I received the copy of Colleen Coble s Butterfly Palace from BookSneeze.comButterfly Palace is a book full of intrigue, romance, and murder mystery The book description says Elegance and wealth Privilege and politics The extravagance of the Butterfly Palace overwhelmed Lily s senses and nearly smothered her painful memories She pushed away her misgivingsShe was perfectly safe in this huge house.Austin, Texas 1904 Abandoned by the love of her life and still mourning the loss of her mother, Lily Donaldson has turned her back on the pain and come to Austin for a fresh start, working for the Marshall family as a kitchen maid in their luxurious mansion, the Butterfly Palace The tasks Butterfly Palace (Love Across the Sea #1)


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