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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

A sixth generation native Texan, New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a double major in English and history and an emphasis on Shakespearean studies She taught high school English for three years in San Antonio before leaving education to pursue a career as a novelist Deanna makes her home in Virginia, where she lives with h A sixth generation native Texan, New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a double major in English and history and an emphasis on Shakespearean studies She taught high school English for three years in San Antonio before leaving education to pursue a career as a novelist Deanna makes her home in Virginia, where she lives with her husband and daughter



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:

    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 win


  9. 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 imp


  10. says:

    Shortly after the first paragraph, this book veered into ridiculousness, but I still found it immensely entertaining I think the author herself called it part screwball comedy, which is not a description I would normally find appealing, but worked well with these quirky characters and their humorous exchanges.If I had a criticism, I would say this was too similar to


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