Quicksilver by Amanda Quick

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Ms. Quick does an admirable job of transporting readers to Victorian England’s shadowy world (think Sherlock Holmes).
-NY Journal of Books

Synopsis

A Victorian glass-reader and a psychic investigator play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a killer determined to trap them in the second installment of the New York Times bestselling Looking Glass Trilogy.
 

About Amanda Quick

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Quick is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author-under various pen names-of more than forty New York Times bestsellers. There are more than 25 million copies of her books in print.
 
Published April 19, 2011 by Jove. 353 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction, History, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction
Bestseller Status:
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Peak Rank on May 08 2011
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Critic reviews for Quicksilver
All: 5 | Positive: 4 | Negative: 1

Examiner

Below average
on Jun 06 2011

Unfortunately the plot utilizes the old cliché of a man preying on young female sex workers in order to rape and murder them and describes the profession as lowly. This is not only cliché, but it is a harmful stereotype...

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NY Journal of Books

Good
Reviewed by Lezlie Patterson on Apr 19 2011

Ms. Quick does an admirable job of transporting readers to Victorian England’s shadowy world (think Sherlock Holmes).

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RT Book Reviews

Excellent
Reviewed by Kathe Robin on Apr 13 2013

Her strong characters and their sharp dialogue take center stage of this gripping story and the backdrops steeped in fog and eerie shadows capture the chilling atmosphere grippingly.

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Portland Book Review

Good
Reviewed by Rosalie West on May 10 2012

I highly recommend Quicksilver for those who read for entertainment, as I often do.

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Long and Short Reviews

Excellent
on Jun 06 2012

Quicksilver once again shows why stories by Ms. Quick are an auto-buy. They have re-readability, characters with interesting dialogue, unusual and flamboyant take-over-the-world plots and a well-crafted romance...

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