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Night of a Thousand Stars New York Times Bestselling Author Deanna Raybourn Returns With A Jazz Age Tale Of Grand Adventure On The Verge Of A Stilted Life As An Aristocrat S Wife, Poppy Hammond Does The Only Sensible Thing She Flees The Chapel In Her Wedding Gown Assisted By The Handsome Curate Who Calls Himself Sebastian Cantrip, She Spirits Away To Her Estranged Father S Quiet Country Village, Pursued By The Family She Left In Uproar But When The Dust Of Her Broken Engagement Settles And Sebastian Disappears Under Mysterious Circumstances, Poppy Discovers There Is To Her Hero Than It Seems With Only Her Feisty Lady S Maid For Company, Poppy Secures Employment And Travels Incognita East Across The Seas, Chasing A Hunch And The Whisper Of Clues Danger Abounds Beneath The Canopies Of The Silken City, And Poppy Finds Herself In The Perilous Sights Of Those Who Will Stop At Nothing To Recover A Fabled Ancient Treasure Torn Between Allegiance To Her Kindly Employer And A Dashing, Shadowy Figure, Poppy Will Risk It All As She Attempts To Unravel A Much Larger Plan One That Stretches To The Very Heart Of The British Government, And One That Could Endanger Everything, And Everyone, That She Holds Dear

About the Author: Deanna Raybourn

New York Times and USA Today bestselling novelist Deanna Raybourn is a 6th generation native Texan She graduated with a double major in English and history from the University of Texas at San Antonio Married to her college sweetheart and the mother of one, Raybourn makes her home in Virginia Her novels have been nominated for numerous awards including two RT Reviewers Choice awards, the Agatha, two Dilys Winns, a Last Laugh, three du Mauriers, and most recently the 2019 Edgar Award for Best Novel She launched a new Victorian mystery series with the 2015 release of A CURIOUS BEGINNING, featuring intrepid butterfly hunter and amateur sleuth, Veronica Speedwell Veronica returned in 2017 s A Perilous Undertaking, and A Treacherous Curse, 2018 A Dangerous Collaboration was released in 2019, and book five, A Murderous Relation, is a March 2020 release.

10 thoughts on “Night of a Thousand Stars

  1. says:

    4 stars This was such a FUN book to read And I mean it was a total escapism kind of bookreminded me of the old days where I d be sucked into movies for hours and tune out reality Starting with the Lady Julia Grey series Deanna Raybourn s forte has always been her ability to richly describe the s

  2. says:

    I say, if you re running away from your wedding, you re going about it quite wrong There it was, in black and white for all to see Viscount s Heir Jilted By American Society Girl The girl Poppy Hammond decides at the last minute not to marry into a stodgy, boring life with some blue blooded aristocrat a

  3. says:

    Ah, Deanna Raybourn, I love you Please don t stop writing And please find a way to come back and writeabout Julia and Brisbane This book made me miss them so much I want to knowabout the Vespiary There s so muchthere, I know it Night of a Thousand Stars was yet another enjoyable, light, romantic historical adve

  4. says:

    I ve given this an A at AAR but it very nearly squeaked an A, so I m leaving it at 5 stars.You know how sometimes you read the opening line or two of a book, and not only does it hook you immediately, but you can just tell it s going to be a great read Well, Night of a Thousand Stars is one of those books It opens with

  5. says:

    A bit silly, really Even the connection to the Julia Grey books couldn t save it In fact, it kind of made it worse.

  6. says:

    I m a huge fan of Deanna Raybourn, particularly of her Lady Julia Grey series, and her three latest stand alone novels are taking readers to some exciting, exotic new locales for historical fiction Night of a Thousand Stars starts off in London, shortly after the end of World War I, as we witness our intrepid heroine, Poppy, who, much

  7. says:

    This book is frightfully silly Possible spoilers belowPoppy Hammond decides she s had enough of high society life and decides to make a run for it On the day of her wedding to a staid and proper lordling, she tries to escape through the window.Enter mysterious man 1 A curate who aids her dash to freedom and drives her to her estranged father

  8. says:

    Night of a Thousand Stars is a historical fiction adventure, and unfortunately for me, I was a reluctant adventurer While there were some elements that really worked for me, I had a really hard time finishing this book as it simply didn t capture my attention.Poppy Hammond is on the brink of marriage to a wealthy aristocratic a comfortable life await

  9. says:

    4.5 starsI m not sure how to summarize the plot without giving it away so read at your own risk Penelope Poppy Hammond can not bring herself to marry Gerald Madderly, the crushing bore her mother has chosen for her, it would be too too Victorian Poppy hoped they could be compatible but it is not meant to be, so she leaves the church by way of the window assi

  10. says:

    I am the newest member of the passionate Deanna Raybourn fan club This historical novel, set in 1920, has the snappy banter and flirtatious manner of 1930s screwball rom coms with the bouncy, breezy intrigues of Lauren Willig Add a dash of Indiana Jones, and you have this delightful novel.I was sucked in from the first page, and completely taken with our impetuous h

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