Cut to the Quick

Cut to the Quick : Julian Kestrel #1

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Julian Kestrel is the walking definition of a Regency-era dandy. He cares about little beyond the perfection of his tailoring, he lives for the bon mot, and his life has the specific gravity and the fleeting charm of a soap-bubble. At least that's what he'd like you to think. In fact, it rather suits Kestrel to be perpetually underestimated, particularly when as in this instance his weekend at a glamorous country estate is spoiled by a dead girl's body being found in his bed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 143 x 194 x 21mm | 426g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1934609498
  • 9781934609491
  • 27,282

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"Period atmosphere, polished dialog, ever-present class distinctions, and sprinklings of Regencyromance make this a nice series opener with an unusual hero" - Library Journal- "Kate Ross combines polished writing with originity, historical accuracy, and a genuine gift forcreating intriguing characters and situations." - Mystery News
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About Kate Ross

Kate Ross was a lawyer in Boston. She wrote four books in the Julian Kestrel series before dying unexpectedly at the age of 41.
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