The Betrayal of the Blood Lily by Lauren Willig

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily

Pink Carnation #6

Lauren Willig

401 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction historical mystery romance mysterious slow-paced


The heroines of Lauren Willig's bestselling Pink Carnation series have engaged in espionage all over nineteenth-century Europe. In the sixth stand-alone volume, our fair English heroine travels to India, where she finds freedom--and risk--more exc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 568 reviews


emotional 71%
adventurous 57%
lighthearted 42%
mysterious 42%
funny 28%
challenging 14%
dark 14%
hopeful 14%
inspiring 14%
sad 14%


medium 50%
fast 37%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 33% | Yes: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

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