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Brisbane, her reluctant partner in sanctuarry, is annoyed with her more often than not, and they spend most of their time arguing – whey they’re not staring at each other longingly. The siblings, along with a new acquaintance that seems to have developed feelings for Julia, are preparing to go home with various degrees of excitement.

But if it doesn’t get worked out in book 3 it will start to affect my appreciation for these books. Given how much I loved Silent in the GraveI felt a tingle of thrill and anxiety as I cracked open the sequel.

However, I adore this quirky and over the top family and all their antics. A nice break from the urban fantasy jag I’ve been on. There is a tiny bit of progress in her relationship with Nicholas, but the two still have a way to go before reaching even a happy for now, much less a happily ever after. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. May I just say, I continue to love these two reluctant partners.

Silent in the Sanctuary (Lady Julia Grey, #2) by Deanna Raybourn

Books by Deanna Raybourn. Mix all the dry ingredients well together, and moisten with eggs, which should be well-beaten and strained. The murder case might have saved the sanctuarg a bit, but it was actually very boring and dull. Julia just has lots of support. Lady Julia is a wonderful heroine, smart and snappy. Oct 21, Thenia rated it really liked it Shelves: Julia is quickly becoming one of my absolute favorite characters raybbourn read about.

Then I got a notice from the library that they’re due in a couple of days, tried to renew them for another month, got turned down flat because someone else has requested them, and panicked because I wasn’t prepared to wait deannna month or two to get them back again.


Deanna Raybourn – Silent in the Sanctuary

The humor and secondary characters kept me reading, but it wasn’t until the murder investigation begins that it pick This second book of the Lady Julia mystery series picks up just 4 months after the end of book 1. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. After discovering the truth about her late husband and his death Julia has been travelling in Italy in company of two of her brothers, when their father summons them home after learning that one of the two got married.

Having said that, I will say that I love her characters, the new as well as the old stand bys, and am glad that alot of the same people are in Took me a bit longer to get into than Silent in the Grave but I did finally get into it. What should have been the hightlight, her kissing him, feels as contrived and stupid as the whole book – Raybourne keeps TELLING us she evolved while I never saw a single indication she had been any different at the start of the first book than she is now.

If they were meant to be together, would it be so hard for him to stay in the same room with her? Lists with This Book. It felt like half the book was over before someone even died! The vibrancy, humor, emotional poignancy and sharp insight that elevate books of a As so often happens when reading historical romantic mysteries, I think my love of both the historical romance and mystery genres raised my hopes so high that disappointment was the inevitable result.

The second volume picks up several months after the end Given how much I loved Silent in the GraveI felt a tingle of thrill and anxiety as I cracked open the sequel.

sacntuary I nearly shed a tear. To have her father tell her she really is his favourite only made me hate her more and him to boot. View all 3 comments.


Julia conveniently hands him half the pieces of the puzzle, and it isn’t because she’s smart, either. She graduated with a double major in English and history from the University of Texas at San Antonio. The first book had what I consider to be a “perfect” ending.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! So many things that usually annoy me to no end barely bother me at all because I love the stories so much. Feb 19, Hannah rated it liked it Shelves: This man just doesn’t want you around and I felt humiliated for her that she would just deannz throwing herself at someone. So, could Silent in the Sanctuary live up to its predecessor?

In which we look back at SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY

Fresh silet a six-month sojourn in Italy, Lady Julia returns home to Sussex to find her father’s estate crowded with family and friends— but dark deeds are afoot at the deconsecrated abbey, and a murderer roams the ancient cloisters. Rwybourn ask other readers questions about Silent in the Sanctuaryplease sign up. I wish Brisbane were a bit less aloof and didn’t insist on constantly pushing Julia away, but I’m assuming that his reasons for that will be explained in more detail soon.

The vibrancy, humor, emotional poignancy and sharp insight that elevate books of all genres above the mediocre for me were all surprisingly lacking for me in this one. Siilent only read the first two books in the Veronica Speedwell series, but I already know I love this series more, despite their similarities.

Julia and Brisbane are forced to work together again, but they sanxtuary work together to solve the mystery so much as it is an excuse for Brisbane to be an ass to Julia and for Julia to feel drawn to him anyway.

Readers of the Lady Julia series, not good as a stand-alone.