The Brontë Plot

The Brontë Plot

Large Print - 2016 | Large print edition
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Lucy Alling makes a living selling rare books, often taking suspicious liberties to reach her goals. When her unorthodox methods are discovered, Lucy's secret ruins her relationship with her boss and her boyfriend, James leaving Lucy in a heap of hurt and trouble. Something has to change; she has to change. In a sudden turn of events, James's wealthy grandmother, Helen, hires Lucy as a consultant for a London literary and antiques excursion. Lucy reluctantly agrees and soon discovers Helen holds secrets of her own. In fact, Helen understands Lucy's predicament better than anyone else. As the two travel across England, Lucy benefits from Helen's wisdom as Helen confronts ghosts from her own past. Everything comes to a head at Haworth, home of the Brontë sisters, where Lucy is reminded of the sisters' beloved heroines who, with tenacity and resolution, endured - even in the midst of impossible circumstances. Now Lucy must face her past in order to move forward. And while it may hold mistakes and regrets, she will prevail - if only she can step into the life that's been waiting for her all along.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : 2016. Center Point,
2015. ,
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781628998610
Branch Call Number: LT REAY


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Feb 22, 2017

I agree with the previous comment on 10-10-2016 that this is a sweet and predicable romance. I also agree with the 4-05-2016 comment that it took a while to get into then the heroin was disappointing. I finally stopped on page 176 and shipped to the end.

ArapahoeKati Oct 10, 2016

Fun and clean romance novel--a treat if you want something sweet (and a little predictable).

Apr 05, 2016

I preferred Keay's previous two novels to this one. I found the story took quite a while to get into, and just as I was beginning to like the main character, she is shown to be deliberately deceptive. At which point, my sympathies move to the boyfriend and my hope that they do not get back together. The ending was equally unsatisfying.

Nov 20, 2015

"Sometimes one has to go back in order to move forward." Lucy and Helen are on their own journeys together. The references to many of the classics piques the interest to read them or read them again. Enjoyable read.

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