Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

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Read Murder, Magic, and What We Wore Online Free - The year is 1818, the city is London, and our heroine, 16-year-old Annis Whitworth, has just learned that her father is dead and all his money is missing. And so, of course, she decides to become a spy.

Annis always suspected that her father was a spy, so following in his footsteps to unmask his killer makes perfect sense. Alas, it does not make sense to England’s current spymasters—not even when Annis reveals that she has the rare magical ability to sew glamours: garments that can disguise the wearer completely.

Well, if the spies are too pigheaded to take on a young woman of quality, then Annis will take them on.

She’ll follow the clues her father left behind and discover what befell him.

She’ll prove she can sew an impenetrable disguise.

She’ll earn a living without stooping to become a—shudder—governess.

It can’t be any harder than navigating the London social season, can it?

Title : Murder, Magic, and What We Wore
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ISBN : 055353520X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 304 pages


QNPoohBear rated it ★★★★☆

November 16, 2017

Category: Regency set but not a romance SQUEE!!! Georgette Heyer's Regency world +Magic is one of my favorite things to read. I absolutely loved Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot. That was my gateway to a whole new genre I never imagined loving. This book is no exception and it...

Brittney rated it ★★★★★

August 22, 2017

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore is a bewitching tale replete with lies, spies, and untrustworthy allies. “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.” ― Jane Austen Most agree...

Lauren rated it ★★★☆☆

September 18, 2017

I received a free eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Annis Whitworth had always suspected that her father was a spy. When she learns of her father's sudden death and that all of his money has gone missing, she decides to follow in his footsteps as a spy and uncover the mystery o...

Brandy rated it ★★★★☆

January 19, 2018

Originally posted here at Random Musings of a Bibliophile. Regency Era. Spy Games. Magic. Fashion. If the title and cover of Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones were not enough to snare me, those word would seal the deal. As soon as I found out this book existed (which was later than I'...

Amy rated it ★★★☆☆

January 01, 2018

Loved the first half, not so much the second. Very obvious twists, underdeveloped plot points, and weirdly cartoonish behavior from previously normal characters ( (view spoiler)[ ganging up in a ballroom to punch a man - even a horrible one? (hide spoiler)] ) I liked the main character, though, and the barely there/not there...

Tara rated it ★★★★☆

September 20, 2017

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore is an addictively adorable story full of magic, mysteries, and misconceptions. It's going up on my shelf of light and fun historical fiction novels that I save for whenever I need something that will make me smile. If you enjoyed The Stranje House series, this seri...

Genna rated it ★★★★★

June 03, 2017

I received an ARC from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. It's 1818 London and 16-year-old Annis is leading the life of a typical society girl. However, when her father dies mysteriously and his accounts drained of money, her suspicions about him being a spy are confirme...

Meigan rated it ★★★★☆

November 02, 2017

Magical and mysterious, Murder, Magic, and What We Wore was such a fun tale that kept me glued to the pages until the very last word. The story begins with Annis Whitworth receiving some very crushing news - her father is dead, killed in his line of work that takes him here there and everywhere....

Ashley (Bound to Love YA) rated it ★★★☆☆

August 28, 2017

While this book didn't knock my socks off, it was a fun little regency romp. I can never pass up a title that promises historical fiction with a splash of magic. This is a title for anyone who enjoyed Love, Lies, and Spies, but, in my opinion, it didn't quite live up to the Sorcery and Celia tout...

Lindsay♫Sings rated it ★★★☆☆

November 19, 2017

A few things about this book right off the bat: first of all, it took me a long time to read. My attention just wasn't held the way I hoped it would have been. Especially because it felt rather like it was going to be a YA historical/almost-cozy mystery, which would have been right up my alley. S...

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