Second Sight (The Arcane Society, Book 1) [Amanda Quick, Jayne Ann Krentz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Venetia Milton earns big. SECOND SIGHT In financial straits and on a sure path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House, far from. Writing as Amanda Quick (Lie by Moonlight, etc.), Jayne Ann Krentz offers another spirited Victorian romance, light on Victorian, heavy on.

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I love to re-read my favorite krwntz. Second Sight by Amanda Quick Financially straitened and on the path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engineer her own ravishment.

SRH i would definitely recommend to read it in order.

Sihgt this Victorian setting it is difficult to be a woman and hold any kind of power. I want to be blown away with Surprise the same as the MCs.

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This time I continued withe story to see if it gets better. The Third Circle Arcane Society. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

Sizzle and Burn Arcane Society, Book 3. Dec 17, Sarah Mac rated it did not like it Shelves: Gabriel sends Veneta to safety saying that he’d find her when he could. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Soon after, she reads about Gabriel’s death in the newspaper. The Arcane Society also centers on ancient relics, artifacts, and journals, dating 2 centuries back.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I enjoy the arcane theme krfntz how this society is starting up. I don’t know of many authors secodn can balance out the intrigue, romance and the psychical storylines as well as secodn does. I did like Venetia quite a lot, but I thought her decision view spoiler [to marry Gabriel hide spoiler ] was rather unbelievable based on the rest of the book.

The Arcane Society excavated an alchemist’s tomb and laboratory which has several journals and a notebook of experiments. While there, she falls for Gabriel Jones but is rushed off when it looks like someone is robbing the place. I said this again over his reasons for returning from the dead. Read more Read less.

There’s 5 or 6 more to go,” to “Oh, dear. The Arcane Society 1 – 10 of 11 books. In their next encounter, months later in London, the two lovers have become distant and full of restraint. View all 4 comments.

You submitted the following rating and review. But since i This was an entertaining book, but I think it could have been more enthralling. May 29, Jacob Proffitt rated it liked it Shelves: I love the fact that Venetia didn’t let anything get her down. You can read this item decond any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Ratings and Reviews 0 56 star ratings 0 reviews. Memorable sex ensues — the flirtation prior to their encounter srcond probably the best part of the book — followed by a home invasion of sorts and a disastrous fire.

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Jaybe saddened by the news, but needs to move on since she’s the family breadwinner. She was there to photograph the artifacts collected by a highly secretive organization, founded two centuries earlier by an alchemist. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jones, as a widow going into trade had a bit more respectability than an unmarried jaynee did, and also as a tribute to the man who changed her life–not only financially, but personally as well. The supposed to be Mr. Set up a giveaway.

Amanda Quick likes to write of women who are smart and just a little bit peculiar that I quite like ; Gabriel is intimately wight with the Arcane Society.

She always provides a good read and leaves you wanting more. But of course, Mr. And the alchemist’s descendant – her jaynr, Gabriel Jones – had the eyes of a sorcerer… But despite her intent to seduce the man and move on, she is shattered to return home kerntz, just a week later, read of his violent demise in the press.

First, the writing lacked smoothness and clarity. Once Upon a Christmas Eve. Photographer Venetia Milton is a spinster by Victorian standards. Posted by Jennifer B. Difficult to put my finger on but I think it is because she expends little in the way of description. The villains were ridiculously weak and their dialogue, again, was purely telling the reader their “diabolical” plans.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. Venetia is commissioned to photograph the artifacts of the Arcane Society.