Second Sight (The Arcane Society, Book 1) [Amanda Quick, Jayne Ann Krentz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Venetia Milton earns big. SECOND SIGHT In financial straits and on a sure path to spinsterhood, Venetia Milton thought her stay at the remote, ramshackle Arcane House, far from. Writing as Amanda Quick (Lie by Moonlight, etc.), Jayne Ann Krentz offers another spirited Victorian romance, light on Victorian, heavy on.

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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. See all reviews. Imagine her surprise when Gabriel shows up and claims to be her undeceased husband.

This was just an OK story for me. Sivht all three to Cart Add all three to List. The Arcane Society 1. Later she reads that Gabe was found dead. I liked both Venitia and Gabriel as characters. And we also have to add naturalists and Darwinians in the bunch.

But what a surprise, Gabriel Jones comes back from the dead not an unique story linehe had been investigating a murder in the secretive Arcane Society. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The romance felt rushed and the mystery was resolved with almost no help from the main characters. Instead, the reader had to be told what was happening which shows how sloppy the writing is in this book.

Jul 02, Daniella rated it it was ok. And someone he is tracking will go to any lengths, even murder, to possess an ancient, extraordinary lrentz that has been lost for centuries.

Jones is about to stride, living and breathing, back into her life. The romance was horribly executed; it felt too abrupt, krenz forced and too contrived. It was good, but didn’t inspire me to glom or anything. I would have to agree that her contemps are stronger than her historicals.


The characters are on the same page almost immediately and their sexual chemistry exudes from the pages. Write a customer review. Open Preview See a Problem?

Second Sight

But I felt it was actually generous of me, because I can’t make myself give Amanda Quick something less. Taking on the persona of a widow, ‘Mrs Jones’ is krrntz quite well.

The old English literature in the writing drives me mad, but you don’t see a lot of that in this series, which is great for me. This is the first book in the series but it does not seem that the characters will be continued on to the next book s. And someone he is tracking will go to any lengths, even murder, to possess an ancient, extraordinary secret that has been lost for centuries.

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Second Sight (Arcane Society, #1) by Amanda Quick

Jayne Ann Krentz uses her real name for novels set in the present, the pseudonym ‘Amanda Quick’ for novels set in the past and the pseudonym ‘Jayne Castle’ for novels set in the future.

Hope to see more of them in later books. The author mixes historical, contemporary and futuristic romances in the Arcane Society series. The Other Lady Vanishes. I’ve read this book a half dozen times and could read it a dozen more. The characters are strong, well drawn and interesting. Probably going to the library to borrow – god knows, they should at least have this book at my library. I did like Venetia quite a l I’ve amn the term wallpaper historical before, and now I’m going jzyne invent a new term just for this book: Almost one week goes by and Venetia is close to completing her job.


Their understanding might be explained by the fact that both have psychical abilities. But only the historical ones. Esta novela no me ha llegado a calar como lo han hecho otras de la autora y es que en esta primera entrega con mezcla de romance y temas paranormales me ha parecido si no aburrida, pero casi se le acercaba, me ha costado mucho terminarla.

Quotes from Second Sight. Not so much in wooing going on. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

This was a quick-paced, well-thought out and intriguing story set in the late Victorian era, filled with romantic suspense, likeable and endearing characters, paranormal forces, twists and unexpected turns, witty dialogue and some sizzling and sexy moments between the two main characters. As nice addition to the series. He and his cousin Caleb have discovered the vault where their ancestor Sylvester Jones was buried. She writes historical romance novels under the Quick name, contemporary romantic suspense novels under the Krentz name, and futuristic romance novels under the pseudonym Jayne Castle.

Comfortable and easy to spend a coup An Arcane Society novel. I still liked the story and adventure. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Some was really interesting, other parts just ‘meh’. Enjoyed that one as well. You read her books and find yourself totally engrossed in the story.