I want to experience this book all over again. m/f romance between 2 really good friends and roommates [s]. A great read, I highly recommend it. Not only does Henrietta cope cheerfully with and financially provide for her many younger siblings and her mother, depressed and reclusive as a consequence of her husband’s suicide, she also teams up with the enigmatic Inspector Clive Howard, a man with hidden desires indeed when it comes to Henrietta! Etwas ist schiefgegangen. Sind Sie der Meinung, dass dieser Artikel Urheberrechte verletzt? This was so much more than I thought it was going to be. However there are certain authors and books for which I will make an exception. I love it though, I mean, in the end, Abigail was able to tell the difference between lust and love. Henrietta Von Harmon works as a 26 girl at a corner bar on Chicago’s northwest side. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall—and just when she’s beginning to enjoy herself, the floor matron turns up dead. If you enjoy historical fiction, with a little romance and mystery, you will love this book. I was hard pressed not to notice this gaffe. Henrietta is out working at the age of 17, so that her mother can stay home with the other 7 children..other then her younger sister working as well, theirs is the only income coming in. The time is 1935. The oldest of eight children whose father recently killed himself, Henrietta struggles to help support her family. She agrees to go undercover at another rougher club to try and find the killer and a prostitute ring. I'm acting like a man. This first in the series finds Henrietta von Harmon picking up odd jobs in bars and as a taxi dancer--until the matron who oversees the bar is found murdered. Soon, Henrietta finds herself in a world where everyone is asking 'what is a girl like you doing here?' Juni 2020. Prohibition has just ended, but the Great Depression has not, and much of Chicago remains under the grip of the crime lords who profited from the trade in illegal liquor. I love a good mystery and this one kept me reading. It sounds cheesy, but no, it is a delight. Henrietta is an extremely likable heroine. Dieser Artikel hat eine maximale Bestellmenge. Wiederholen Sie die Anforderung später noch einmal.
First off I just have to say I’m beginning to love overseas authors more and more. Their web page issued this statement to authors: I've been having a run of bad luck when it comes to books recently. Kaufen und versenden Sie dieses eBook an andere Personen. “But life goes on, even though you don’t want it to, and one day you find you’re not . I could easily picture myself in that time and the characters... wow! Henrietta is out working at the age of 17, so that her mother can stay home with the other 7 children..other then her younger sister working as well, theirs is the only income coming in. Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. Empfänger können auf jedem unterstützten Gerät lesen. The eldest daughter, Henrietta Von Harmon is a hardworking young woman who has taken on many additional responsibilities for her struggling family especially after her father’s suicide and trying to shower even more love and attention on her younger siblings. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall - and just when she's be.
And Mrs Jenkins at the Marlowe club - bitter and twisted! Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought A Boy Like You I didn't enjoy this book at all, it was very depressing. A great mystery written with historical flair. I sincerely hope this becomes a series, because the characters are just so likeable you will find yourself fully vested in their lives within the pages of the story. Henrietta Von Harmon was 18 years old. A wonderfully written story by debut author Michelle Cox. A Girl Like You (A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel Book 1) (English Edition), Buch 1 von 5 in A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Series (5 Book Series). I am so grateful that a friend of my Mother’s shared this novel with her and graciously affirmed that I could certainly enjoy it too before return. After too many evenings spent cleaning, peddling drinks, and keeping score for dicers at a local bar, Henrietta jumps at the chance to double her income by taking a new job at a nightclub, where she dances with customers for hours. A new historical era for me to read, but it was fun! I like it. So authentic, so well written, my eyes stung from the blue haze of smoke hanging low in the dubious joint—the Marlowe—where Henrietta’s agreed to work undercover for Inspector Howard. A Girl Like You, is set in modern day London and written in first person. Just wonderful. It's 1935, but things still aren't looking up since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, leaving Henrietta to care for her antagonistic mother and younger siblings. Welcome back. Welcome back. This was a ton of fun, with an incredibly satisfying emotional payoff. Thank you, for sharing your hard work with me.
Coincidentally, her books have been praised by Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and many others, so she might be on to something. Love detective novels of these era with A Girl Like You being a fine example. - including the hero of the hour, Inspector Howard. Henrietta Von Harmon is pretty yet feisty young women in one of Chicago's hardscrabble neighborhoods in 1935. I can hardly wait for the next installment—A Ring of Truth. To see what your friends thought of this book, A Girl Like You (Henrietta and Inspector Howard, #1). My Kindle file branched off and I had trouble locating older books, but now my Kindle Tree is whole, again. This book made me think of the old black and white mystery movies that I used to enjoy watching and sometimes still catch on Turner Classic Movies. It’s January 1935. She is a dancer in a club until the manager is killed , where she meets the inspector looking into the case. I love all the parts of Abigail and Robert's conversation and friendly dates. (as if). Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. A Girl Like You is the second book from Gemma Burgess. Inspector Howard asks Henrietta to go undercover, trying out for a position as an usherette so she can snoop around. I know this to be true because author Michelle Cox’s A GIRL LIKE YOU is a portal that transports readers back to the Chicago underworld of 1935. A wonderfully written story by debut author Michelle Cox. Set in 1935, in the city of Chicago. Not only does Henrietta cope cheerfully with and financially provide for her many younger siblings and her mother, depressed and reclusive as a consequence of her husband’s suicide, she also teams up with the enigmatic Inspector Clive Howard, a man with hidden desires indeed when it comes to Henrietta! Long story short, Inspector Clive Howard asked her to assist the police in a murder/prostitution ring bust. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall - and just when she's beginning to enjoy herself, the floor matron turns up dead. In an age when girls can be whatever they want, this books reminds them of all the ways to be beautiful, brilliant, and uniquely themselves. She lives in Notting Hill in London, but grew up all over the place – mostly Hong Kong. Looking forward to reading Book 2. I went so far as to look up the ‘hybrid’ publisher, She Writes Press. The series begins in 1935, and introduces the Von Harmon family living in northwest Chicago. Oh my gosh. The style of writing is uncomplicated and easy to read. Aft. It's fun, but ultimately very predictable, and that makes it - well, less fun than it could have been. Henrietta has to work to help support the family and keep the type of work she does a secret from her mother. Of course, he should be there to be one of the conflicts but then "hello, he might be attractive Abby but it doesn't mean he is the right one for you!" I found the characters (from family to friends and coworkers) very believable and appealing. No, that can't be it! The thing is I was so immersed with the whole story that when Dave entered the scene it just ruined my whole serene place. In the process of the police interviews of the staff, Henrietta realizes that one of her "dances" was with a police inspector.
And the cover is fabulous! I know this to be true because author Michelle Cox’s A GIRL LIKE YOU is a portal that transports readers back to the Chicago underworld of 1935. Was he there undercover? Gemma started writing anti-romantic comedies for girls who like chicklit that comforts and charms without the silly fluffy bits. To create our... To see what your friends thought of this book. Henrietta’s voice is distinctive, Inspector Howard’s subtle flirting is seductive, and the historical detail really brings it this dark side of Chicago to life.
With her naivete and her beauty as her most useful attributes, she goes undercover in the seedy and dangerous world of drugs, crime and prostitution. Geben Sie Ihre Mobiltelefonnummer ein, um die kostenfreie App zu beziehen. Find books like A Girl Like You from the world’s largest community of readers. I also love that everybody got their happy ending. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. We’d love your help. I sincerely hope this becomes a series, because the characters are just so likeable you will find yourself fully vested in their lives within the pages of the story. Seeing it was a mystery really intrigued me, because personally I think the title and cover do not hint at that at all, and once I picked it up, I found it hard to put down. As the eldest child, Henrietta has to find any way to bring some money home. Loved every minute. An Ihren Kindle oder ein anderes Gerät senden. AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: Before I ever started listening to. Henrietta is the oldest of 8 children in a very poor family, her father committed suicide and her mother only leaves the house for Mass. deutscher MwSt. Time travel does exist! Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. With the dames and the dolls, the cups of joe and the saps and all the other slang from the 1930s, this first in a Chicago based mystery series was swell and gets a solid 3 stars. They had previously met when she was a taxi dancer and he was working undercover.
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