Monday, September 12, 2011

#131: India Black and the Widow of Windsor - Carol K. Carr


Black is back-Her Majesty's favorite spy is off to Scotland in this new adventure to ensure the Queen doesn't end up getting killed.
When Queen Victoria attends a séance, the spirit of her departed husband, Prince Albert, insists she spend Christmas at their Scottish home in Balmoral. Prime Minister Disraeli suspects the Scottish nationalists plan to assassinate the Queen-and sends the ever resourceful India and the handsome British spy, French, to the Scottish highlands.
French will take the high road, looking for a traitor among the guests-and India will take the low road, disguised as a servant in case an assassin is hiding among the household staff. India is certain that someone at Balmoral is determined to make this Her Majesty's last Christmas...



Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Berkley Trade
ISBN: 9780425243190
Purchase at Amazon by clicking the link on the photo.

©2011


AUTHOR BIO:
Carol K. Carr is a former attorney and corporate executive. She lives in Missouri. Visit her website.








MY REVIEW OF INDIA BLACK (Book 1)













My Opinion:
I really loved India, when I read the first book, I could remember she was such a strong woman that I admired while reading.
This second book was along the same lines, but different as well. I have to admit, I enjoyed the story in the first book better just a little bit, but because it was that feeling when introduced to such a great character.
This story was a great escape, filled with a great mystery, even though I had it right all along to a degree. Still it had unpredictability too and I was happy with the ending.
I do have to ask Carol, what are you planning next? I sure would like to know what she will do with the gift French gave her in the end of the book. (You all will have to read the book to have an understanding of what I'm talking about.)


5/5


Recommend? Yes, but read book 1 first!


~I received a copy from the author. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

11 comments:

  1. Freda, thanks for awarding me all those stars! Next up for India and French is an assignment in London, infiltrating a band of foreign anarchists. French's gift may turn out to be quite a useful one.

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  2. Great review, Freda! I am going to admit that I like mysteries that I can actually get right. I really feel dumb when I find out I have come up with this totally crazy, and wrong, conclusion, lol.

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  3. There are several things that draw me to this book. One is Scotland, Historical, strong woman and adventure. Not to discount the interview and review. Sounds like my kind of book. I am glad to enter this giveaway.

    plb1050 at gmail dot com

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  4. I love mystery, strong women and historical time in Scotland, Couldn't be better to get comfortable and let the story take me away!
    I would love to win this book but I am even more happy to find out that there is another India Black coming out!!

    CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. Great review - said just enough to keep interesting without any spoilage. Sounds like a great series. Getting book 1 now because I really like to read books in order anyway.

    maria63303 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  6. I like the review, the characters sound like they would be fun to read about.

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  7. Oh, this one sounds great! I have to put it on my to-read list now. Gotta love strong female characters!

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  8. I love a mystery, and I love that the main character is a strong woman!

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  9. From the aspects that you've highlighted, this sounds like a really good read!

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  10. Oh goodie! I loved India in the first book! Keeping my fingers crossed to win this one!

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  11. Just finished this one. I think I enjoyed the first one a little more too.

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