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And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily)

And Only to Deceive - Tasha Alexander I read the second book first (because I picked it up for $1.oo at a clearance sale!) and liked it, so I got this one and was just as pleased!

Read it if you like historical fiction, it takes place in Victorian England. Renoir, Worth, and several other historical characters are woven into the plot. The mystery and amateur sleuthing on Emily's part add to the novel, the characters are likable, with witty dialog...