Serafina must rely on her wits and newfound trust in God to save her from a killer known only as "The Slasher" in the story that concludes the Lady Trent Mysteries. Women from the upper end of British society are being targeted by a killer known as The Slasher. When her best friend becomes the latest victim, Lady Trent vows to capture the murderer with the help of her partner Dylan Tremayne. The case sends her head spinning, but her personal life is even more complicated as she finds herself falling in love with Dylan. Having sworn to never marry again, she is shocked by the depths of her feelings for this charming actor. When all clues point to Lady Trent as the killer's next intended victim, she has to come to terms with the fact that she's not ready to die. Dylan, a devout Christian, has to lead her to a new life of faith-a life she finds is not as easy as she'd imagined.
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Customer Reviews for Sonnet to a Dead Contessa - eBook
I simply loved reading the entire Lady Trent mystery series. The author held my interest throughout reading the series. The characters, the Christian content, and historical facts made for a cannot-put-down reading experience.
This was one of my favourite summer reads ever. i bought the series a few years ago and just loved it. the main female character is a strong woman who has a vulnerable side. i love that they didnt make her a clinging vine and that they gave her a fabulous career for the times. its a fairy tale that draws you in and still gives credit to the Word. nicely done.
Gilbert Morris creates the most wonderful characters. Lady Trent and Dylan Tremayne are both strong and compassionate. I love Dylan's humor. I would love to see more of these 2 characters. The ending of this, the 3rd in the series, opens so many doors for future stories. As always, Morris has combined romance, mystery, a fair amount of excitement, and humor into another book.
For a light read, this book is just okay. I felt the character development was pretty good, but the historical inaccuracies over shadow the story. Anyone who enjoys Victorian mysteries will have a hard time getting through it. I am surprised that it was not edited better.
Pretty neat series.I would recommend to friends who like suspense. If they are into romance only, probably not.I too have some serious concerns about the homosexual situation being the moving element. Did that era really come out like that without someone needing the vapors in a fainting spell? I felt it was somewhat contrived and personally I would have looked for a different motive for the slasher. I like the "educated" Lady Trent. Pretty unusual for that time.All in all I would say if there is more from Lady Trent, that will be nice. Though once the 'parties involved' get settled with each other that is usually the end of any series?
I never cease to be amazed at how Gilbert Morris can be so prolific a writer. As I had read the other two books at least a year ago, I had forgotten most of what the main characters were like, But within one chapter I could remember who Lady Trent, David and Dylan were. While I was glad to see Morris was limiting this series to three, I was also a little sad that there won't be any more Lady Trent books in the future.
I thoroughly enjoyed the entire Lady Trent seires. Gilbert Morris writes in a style that keeps you reading to see what happens next. It is NOT a good chioce if you are trying to go to sleep, but it is very entertaining. Thanks, Mr. Morris. I knocked off half a point because I picked out the murderer before he discosed it.
A reader would enjoy this book most, I believe, if they had alreadyread the other 2 in this series. Having read all three, I felt it was aperfect ending to a set of very well told stories placed in 19th centuryEngland. I would, however, hope to see 1 or 2 more ofthese involving Serafina and Dylan as a team.
This third book of the series is well worth reading. I think I enjoyed the first two books more than this one, in a sense, because both contained more about Dylan Tremayne, a thoroughly inspirational character. The only negative aspect of the book is all the pages devoted to Meredith. I got so tired of her! (And, possibly, Dylan was acting rather stupidly. I really don't think that living honorably means that we turn our brains off!) The book's ending is completely satisfying for Dylan, Serafina, and her son and father. The second romance in the book was very nice too. This series is excellent, and I wish that the author would write more historical mysteries.