Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz aka Jayne Castle)

Reading a cozy mystery

Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz aka Jayne Castle)

Is it a romance? Is it a cozy mystery? Is it a Victorian love story? Is it a paranormal romance? Maybe it is a combination of all three! I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The combination of elements keeps the plot going. This is a light, entertaining book – the perfect fiction to listen to while driving. It is part of the author’s “Ladies of Lantern Street” series, so I look forward to more. Amanda Quick is an experienced romance author who really knows her craft.

“In my experience there are only a handful of reasons for murder….Jealousy, vengeance, greed, fear and pleasure….Some killers enjoy the kill….For them it is a great game, and for the most part they are the ones I hunt.”     … Amanda Quick, Crystal Gardens

“You have no idea of what you are doing to me,” he warned.
She smiled. “Are you trying to frighten me? Because it is not working.”
“No, I can see that. Just as well because it is too late.”
“For you or for me?”
“For me,” he said. “I am lost.”
“That makes two of us.”
“Then I am not lost, after all. You have found me.”     … Amanda Quick, Crystal Gardens