The Seduction of the Crimson Rose by Lauren Willig

The Seduction of the Crimson Rose

Pink Carnation #4

Lauren Willig

459 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction historical mystery romance mysterious fast-paced


Now in paperback?a novel that ?handily fulfills its promise of intrigue and romance.?(Publishers Weekly) Determined to secure another London season without assistance from her new brother-in-law, Mary Alsworthy accepts a secret assignment from Lor...

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Community Reviews Summary of 713 reviews


adventurous 80%
mysterious 80%
funny 40%
emotional 30%
lighthearted 30%
challenging 10%
dark 10%
hopeful 10%
relaxing 10%
tense 10%


fast 70%
medium 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

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