Apr 21, 2021
Autumn Lace
Posted by Eileen Jackson

You d better know here and now, that your airs and graces don t cut no ice with me, no than your fancy way of talking does If you re a servant here, I ll thank you to act like one Miranda had been so gently reared that now, orphaned and penniless, and now a servant on Ynys Noddfa, the huge Welsh estate of the Glendowers, she scarcely knew how to behave Nothi You d better know here and now, that your airs and graces don t cut no ice with me, no than your fancy way of talking does If you re a servant here, I ll thank you to act like one Miranda had been so gently reared that now, orphaned and penniless, and now a servant on Ynys Noddfa, the huge Welsh estate of the Glendowers, she scarcely knew how to behave Nothing, however, could dampen Miranda s proud, headstrong spirit She refused to cringe even before the forbidding master of the house Gethin Glendower In fact, Mr Glendower seemed to enjoy Miranda and allow her many privileges, much to the fury of the other servants Suddenly weird and frightening things began to happen And when Gethin s ailing wife appeared to have been poisoned, Miranda began to wonder about the master of Ynys Noddfa and his strange marriage Then a mysterious death threw the household into a frenzy and Miranda was afraid she had fallen in love with a murderer .

  • Title: Autumn Lace
  • Author: Eileen Jackson
  • ISBN: 9780449232972
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Autumn Lace You d better know here and now that your airs and graces don t cut no ice with me no than your fancy way of talking does If you re a servant here I ll thank you to act like one Miranda had been so

    Jeff

    Overall, quite good, but the character of Angharad s arc doesn t end quite the way I wanted it to Lots of potential for a great and mostly original kind of villain, but Jackson pulls her punch just a touch.



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