The Seduction of the Crimson Rose by Lauren Willig

The Seduction of the Crimson Rose

Pink Carnation #4

Lauren Willig

412 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 Lord...

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Community Reviews Summary of 710 reviews


adventurous 77%
mysterious 77%
emotional 33%
funny 33%
lighthearted 33%
challenging 11%
dark 11%
hopeful 11%
relaxing 11%


fast 66%
medium 22%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 28% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

No: 37% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 28%

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