Lucy Sinclair s debut will be a parade of everything opulent Edwardian London society has to offer Most importantly, it will be nothing like her older sister s dangerous experience especially if her overprotective brother in law, Lord Thornewood, has his way As if screening her dance partners isn t enough, Thornewood insists that his brother, James, train Lucy in self deLucy Sinclair s debut will be a parade of everything opulent Edwardian London society has to offer Most importantly, it will be nothing like her older sister s dangerous experience especially if her overprotective brother in law, Lord Thornewood, has his way As if screening her dance partners isn t enough, Thornewood insists that his brother, James, train Lucy in self defense She wouldn t mind so much if her treacherous mind didn t continue to replay the kiss they once shared.But awkward defense lessons are the least of her problems Her arcana, a magical talent that allows her to mentally enter any scene that she draws, grows stronger by the day Again and again Lucy is compelled to draw a portal to her mother s realm of Sylvania and with each stroke of her pen, she risks attracting the attention of the Order of the Eternal Sun, the sinister brotherhood that steals the power of Sylvani blood for their own dark ends.When a bold new suitor arrives from India, Lucy can t help but be intrigued though her family questions his mysterious past But as Lucy s own suspicions grow, and the threat of the Order looms larger, Lucy will have to learn to harness her unpredictable power or risk falling under the Order s shadow forever.
The Order of the Eternal Sun A Novel of the Sylvani Lucy Sinclair s debut will be a parade of everything opulent Edwardian London society has to offer Most importantly it will be nothing like her older sister s dangerous experience especially if her o
I absolutely adored Jessica Leake s first novel, ARCANA, and I loved this follow up novel just as much if not It was so wonderful to visit with all the characters I loved so much in the first book, and THE ORDER OF THE ETERNAL SUN expands greatly on the world established in ARCANA Leake s world building brings the realm of Sylvania to magnificent, technicolor life for the reader, until I almost feel as though I d been there myself Filled with romance, suspense, and lots of Jane Austen esque wit [...]
Lucy Sinclair is making her big debut in London Society Everything is going well her presentation to the King and Queen is as wondrous as she hoped and her brother in law, Lord Thornewood, is scritinizing everyone and everything to make sure that she s protected from The Order of the Eternal Sun Yet, Lord Alexander Radcliffe, Earl of Devonshire, manages to attend her debut ball, unknown and uninvited, managing to steal her heart and exposing her to danger all in one slick move On the surface, Th [...]
To her dismay, James Thornewood appeared at the end of Lucy s fencing lesson She hadn t seen the gallant brother of her brother in law in three yearsOf course he would attend her coming out debut She tried to hide the embarrassment over the memory of the stolen kiss and his abrupt departure after he had revealed error undying love for him Now she must endure the awkwardness of not only seeing him again but to live in the same house until after the Ball Must they feel so awkward Could they just b [...]
Fun with a fast original pace I ve liked the charactersl of them Jeassica Leake has created a great family with strong women who have mind of their own and are not afraid to take risks It s intriguing, light and amusing.Spending time with the personnages, I ve discovered an interesting stories with powers and a fantastic world I ve also appreciated the description of England at the begin of the XXe century.There is romance, betrayal, fights and drama The perfect combinaison to enjoy a great adve [...]
I GAVE THIS BOOK TO MY WIFE , AND I DIDN T SEE HER FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS SHE WAS SO COUGHT UP SHE JUST COULDN T PUT I DOWN, AND CAN T WAIT TO READ MORE
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It was fun to return to the Edwardian Sylvan worlds with some of the same characters I wasn t quite as immersed in this one as the first, but it was a fun read.