An Almond for A Parrot

An Almond for A Parrot

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Book - 2017
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In prison, accused of murder, Tully Truegood begins to write her life story. A story that takes her from a young girl in the backstreets of 18th century London to her stepmother Queenie's Fairy House - a place where decadent excess is a must. As Tully goes on a journey of sexual awakening, she falls in love with one of her clients and the pleasure soon turns to pain. Now Tully is awaiting her trial for murder, for which she expects to hang - and her only chance of survival is to get her story to the one person who might be able to help her.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario :, Mira, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780778330158
Characteristics: 348 pages ;,25 cm.

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mynovelesquelife
Jun 15, 2019

RATING: 1 STAR
2017; Mira/HarperCollins
DNF - 30%
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I loved the cover to this novel and that it seemed to be a historical fiction with mystery and romance. Alas, this novel tried to do too much all together so it becomes muddled and also a bit much. There is romance, eroticism, mystery, magic realism, fantasy, historical fiction, and then I gave up. I tried reading one a month ago and was having difficulties, so I thought I would try audio but my mind kept wandering. I am calling it, DNF.

***I received an eARC from EDELWEISS***

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Margush
Feb 10, 2019

Fun read. If you plan a long journey, take it with you.

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katymozafar
Sep 04, 2018

fantastic book. couldn't put it down till finished

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