Saturday, 19 March 2016

Storm and Silence (Storm and Silence #1) by Robert Thier

Sponsored post: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to author Robert Thier.
Storm and Silence (Storm and Silence, #1)
Blurb (from Goodreads): 
Freedom – that is what Lilly Linton wants most in life. Not marriage, not a brood of squalling brats, and certainly not love, thank you very much!
But freedom is a rare commodity in 19th-century London, where girls are expected to spend their lives sitting at home, fully occupied with looking pretty. Lilly is at her wits’ end – until a chance encounter with a dark, dangerous and powerful stranger changes her life forever...

Enter the world of Mr Rikkard Ambrose, where the only rule is: Knowledge is power is time is money!


Storm and Silence by Robert Thier

My rating: 3.25 of 5 stars



Storm and Silence (Storm and Silence, #1) “That’s exactly what I intend! Votes, ladies and gentlemen, votes for women!”




This was a YA historical novel, about a girl who wanted women to be equal to men.

Lillian/Lily was quite a head-strong character, and she was determined to make a stand and make people see that women were just as capable as men, even if her methods were a little naïve!
Mr Ambrose was also quite a character, and his letters that he wrote were certainly to the point, even if Lily thought them rude.

The storyline in this was about Lily bluffing her way into a man’s job working as a secretary to Mr Ambrose, and then about a missing document, which Mr Ambrose was intent on finding. The pace in this was really slow though, and I found that I would want to put this down after only a couple of chapters.
There was a bit of romance, but it was very slow, and we didn’t get much!

The ending to this was a giant cliff-hanger!



6.5 out of 10

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