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The Dark Days Deceit (A Lady Helen Novel #3) (Paperback)
The thrilling, genre-bending conclusion to the Dark Days trilogy!
Bath, 1812. As Lady Helen prepares for her grand wedding to the Duke of Selburn, she must juggle her new responsibilities with her duties as a demon-hunting Grand Reclaimer. Now a dyad with Lord Carlston, bonded in blood, the two prepare to confront their nemesis, the Grand Deceiver. Set against the glittering background of Regency society, Helen and Carlston's story hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of passion, betrayal, and heartbreak.
About the Author
Alison Goodman is the author of the bestsellers Eon and Eona, as well as the two previous books about Lady Helen: The Dark Days Club and The Dark Days Pact. She was a D.J.O'Hearn Memorial Fellow at Melbourne University, holds a master of arts degree, and mentors emerging writers. She is a long-time lover of the Regency period and has an extensive collection of Regency material.
"In this final book of the trilogy, Lady Helen is preparing for her wedding and learning how to handle her blood bonding with Lord Carlston as they become the Grand Reclaimer. Torn between her two lives, Lady Helen knows that she must be ready for the dangerous battle with the Grand Deceiver...Charged with excitement, danger, more than one romance, secrets, and deceit, the plot moves inexorably to the final showdown...[and] to an extremely satisfying ending... a conclusion that continues the strong writing, well-developed characters and rich details of the Regency period of this series. VERDICT An excellent blend of historical romance, adventure, fantasy, and ghost story." -School Library Journal
"'Goodman's assured writing and masterful grasp of historical milieu create a world where doing one's hair can take hours--and is done even when the end of the world is at stake. The slow burn, punctuated by murder, forbidden declarations of love, and surprising plot twists provides readers... with exactly what they want...You'll never see the Regency the same way again. -Kirkus