This is book #3 in the Chicago's World Fair Mystery Series. It is set after the World's fair ends and Chicago's bad area during the 1800's. This is a romance/mystery story of Lydia and Sebastian and how two people come together because of their passion for books. The mystery part of the book is predictable and non-suspenseful. The romance part of the book is one of drama, relationships and the characters similar likes of the library. This is the first in the series that I read and was able to understand this story as a stand alone.
I have mixed feelings of recommending this to friends as I prefer Christian fiction and this book does not cover faith, God or religion as much as I am used to reading. I was not that impressed with the storyline and how the characters react to situations. Not my favorite read, but I was able to get through it and finish the book. I do not plan to read book 1 or 2 as this book was really not my type of story I like reading.
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