The Betrayal of the Blood Lily by Lauren Willig

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily

Pink Carnation #6

Lauren Willig

401 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction historical mystery romance mysterious slow-paced


The heroines of Lauren Willig's bestselling Pink Carnation series have engaged in espionage all over nineteenth-century Europe. In the sixth stand-alone volume, our fair English heroine travels to India, where she finds freedom--and risk--more exc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 492 reviews


adventurous 66%
emotional 66%
mysterious 50%
funny 33%
lighthearted 33%
challenging 16%
dark 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 16%
sad 16%


medium 57%
fast 28%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 20%

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