The Masque of the Black Tulip by Lauren Willig

The Masque of the Black Tulip

Pink Carnation #2

Lauren Willig

453 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction historical mystery romance adventurous mysterious fast-paced


...But now she has a million questions about the Pink Carnation's deadly French nemesis, the Black Tulip. And she's pretty sure that her handsome onagain, off-again crush, Colin Selwick, has the answers somewhere in his archives. But what she disc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 769 reviews


adventurous 85%
mysterious 71%
lighthearted 57%
funny 42%
emotional 28%
reflective 14%
relaxing 14%


fast 83%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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