September 2, 2021
The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis
Genre/Categories/Setting: Historical Fiction, Siblings, Cozy Mystery, Yorkshire
In 2020, I decided to systematically revisit my older review posts and update them. On Thursdays, I’ll be re-sharing a few of these great reads. Today, I’m re-sharing a historical fiction mystery, The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis.
I’m linking up today with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #throwbackthursday.
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“The Vanished Bride is the highly imagined story of the famous Brontë Sisters before they were authors. In 1845, when all four Brontë siblings return home to live with their father (for various reasons), Charlotte, Emily, and Anne hear about the disappearance and suspected murder of a young neighbor woman, they decide to become lady detectors and embark on an ambitious endeavor to solve the mystery. Relying on their resourcefulness, determination, energy, wits, cleverness, and creativity, they investigate, interrogate, analyze clues, and follow leads. The sisters need to pursue these activities without drawing attention to themselves because of the expectations for women and their roles at that time. Since they are already intrigued by the idea of becoming authors in a male-dominated field, they are already thinking outside the box and challenging boundaries. Although at times they need to involve their brother, most of the investigation is accomplished without the knowledge of their protective father. Will they solve the mystery of the vanished bride?”
Authentic and delightfully entertaining characterizations of the three Brontë sisters….
Continue here for my full review of The Vanished Bride…
Have you read The Vanished Bride or is it on your TBR?
I have read The Vanished Bride and really enjoyed it. I just recently read the second book in the series – The Diabolical Bones. I think I liked it even more than The Vanished Bride. My review of The Diabolical Bones will be up on Monday.
I haven’t heard about the second one! Thanks for alerting me!
On my way to your review. My post is here: https://wordsandpeace.com/2021/09/02/throwback-thursday-august-2011/
Thanks! I’m hopping over to read yours now!
I love imagined stories of parts of history! It makes such a fun story.
This one is interesting and entertaining!
Now that’s really a cool cover!
It is! And a fun mystery, too!
I enjoyed this one too!
There’s a new release in the series I’m curious about!
I just saw that above- how fun is that?!
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