Suspense Sunday: What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris

Today’s Suspense Sunday Pick is:

What Angels Fear (Sebastian St.Cyr #1) by C.S. Harris
Penguin (2006)
Historical Mystery
Sebastian St.Cyr Series

About the book:
In London, 1811, a young woman is brutally raped and murdered, her body left on the altar steps of an ancient church. The prime suspect: Sebastian St. Cyr, a brilliant young nobleman still haunted by his experiences in the Napoleonic Wars. Now he is running for his life, desperate to catch the killer and prove his innocence. Moving from Mayfair’s glittering ballrooms to St. Giles’s fetid back alleys, Sebastian is assisted by a band of unlikely allies and pursued by a Machiavellian powerbroker with ties to the Prince Regent himself. What Angels Fear seamlessly weaves an intimate knowledge of the period with a multi-layered and compelling story, and is the first of a series of novels featuring these characters.

My take:
I love this series. If you like your historicals full of tension and rich in atmosphere, with a hero you can root for, C.S. Harris delivers, and then some! St.Cyr is my kind of hero and you won’t want to put this book down. A wonderful start to a superb series.
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