Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1)

Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1) In 1920s New York, the price of a woman s independence can be exorbitant even fatal In 1924 Manhattan, women s suffrage is old news For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life s too short for politics With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants only to launch her own new private press But as a woman, Julia must fight for what s hers including the inheritance her estranged half brother, Philip, has challenged, putting her aspirations in jeopardy.When her friend s sister, Naomi Rankin, dies suddenly of an apparent suicide, Julia is shocked at the wealthy family s indifference toward the ardent suffragist s death Naomi chose poverty and hardship over a submissive marriage and a husband s control of her money Now, her death suggests the struggle was than she could bear.Julia, however, is skeptical Doubtful of her suspicions, Philip proposes a glib wager if Julia can prove Naomi was in fact murdered, he ll drop his claims to her wealth Julia soon discovers Naomi s life was as turbulent and enigmatic as her death And as she gets closer to the truth, Julia sees there s much at stake than her inheritance Free Download eBook Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1) By Marlowe Benn – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1)
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  • 13 December 2017

10 thoughts on “Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1)

  1. says:

    Author Marlowe Benn book, Relative Fortunes, is a breath of fresh air amid the countless books that hit the market on a daily basis While I hesitated, deliberating between this and a few other Kindle First books, I eventually chose this as my second choice of the month Happily, it is the better of the two reads.Ms Benn displays a wonderful talent for stringing the right words together, and the novel is an endless stream of descriptive passages Add to that the distinct characters that walk Author Marlowe Benn book, Relative Fortunes, is a breath of fresh air amid the countless books that hit the market on a daily basis While I hesitated, deliberating between this and a few other Kindle First books, I eventually chose this as my second choice of the month Happily, it is the better of the two reads.Ms Benn displays a wonderful talent for stringing the right words together, and t...

  2. says:

    I gave this three stars because for about the first half of the book I thought this book would never get going and almost stopped reading it But eventually I got caught up in the story I ll probably read future books of the series now that the probable recurring characters have been established.

  3. says:

    With Relative Fortunes, the first book in Marlowe Benn s Julia Kydd series, I think it s safe to say it s me, not the book Although I love a good historical crime, I am extremely picky about such reads, and in this case this one wasn t quite for me.Relative Fortunes is a book that takes a long time to start, much longer than I would have liked With my mysteries, I like it when things start to come together much sooner than they did in this one, and there were plenty of points where I did con With Relative Fortunes, the first book in Marlowe Benn s Julia Kydd series, I think it s safe to say it s me, not the book Although I love a good historical crime, I a...

  4. says:

    I m giving it a 3 because it frustrated me so much I wanted to hearof the beginnings of the Equal Rights Amendment and all the other social injustices that were brought up I had no picture in my mind of what the main characters looked like I will re...

  5. says:

    My opinions about Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn went back and forth quite a bit I downloaded the sample and enjoyed that enough to buy the ebook I liked the bookor less but wouldn t read another one, as this is apparently the first in what will be known as the Julia Kydd series Julia Kydd is an heiress living abroad in London She is about to turn 25 and come into her full inheritance Her brother Philip, the trustee of the will, has summoned her to New York City He is contesting t My opinions about Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn went back and forth quite a bit I downloaded the sample and enjoyed that enough to buy the ebook I liked the bookor less but wouldn t read another one, as this is apparently the first in what will be known as the Julia Kydd series Julia Kydd is an heiress living abroad in London She is about to turn 25 and come into her full inheritance Her brother Philip, the trustee of the will, has summoned her to New York City He is contesting the validity of the will Julia returns to New York after a long absence, not knowing what to expect as she does not know her brother ten years or so her senior very well While in NYC, she runs into an old friend from school, Glennis Rankin Glennis is also a member of an old, wealthy, respectable family Julia attends a family party at the Rankin residence, a party ...

  6. says:

    What a great debut novel An accomplished letterpress printer, Marlowe Benn holds a master s degree in the book arts from the University of Alabama and a doctorate in the history of books from the University of California, Berkeley Her protagonist, Julia Kydd s desire is launch her own private press in New York City But first, she has to secure funds from her impending inheritance The only things in the way are a feud with her older half brother, an insistent suitor imploring h...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This was a slow, slow, slow burn of a novel I liked Julia, she was a fun, independent, modern 192o s woman Yet, for being modern she was woefully ignorant to the women s rights movement that was happening all around her, in England and America This was slightly unbelievable to me If your character is championing her own free will, her disinterest in getting married, and her enthusiasm for starting her own company, you would think she would know how the political climate was changing becaus This was a slow, slow, slow burn of a novel I liked Julia, she was a fun, independent, modern 192o s woman Yet, for being modern she was woefully ignorant to the women s rights movement that was happening all around her, in England and America This was slightly unbelievable to me If your character is championing her own free will, her disinterest in getting married, and her enthusiasm for starting her own company, you would think she would know h...

  8. says:

    Set in Manhattan in a time of suffragists and prohibition, bootleggers and soap box orators, Julia Kydd, a bibliophile and modern woman, finds herself in a situation that requires her to solve the mystery concerning the suspicious death of her friend s sister As she delves into Naomi s life and death, she sees ...

  9. says:

    In Relative Fortunes, we meet Julia Kydd, a woman who is just shy of 25 but wise beyond her years Julia encounters an acquaintance named Glennis who discovers her progressive sister has died..supposedly under some rather mysterious circumstances Despite Julia s hesitation, she soon becomes engrossed in a very complicated plot The book was very hi...

  10. says:

    This started slow but ended strong Full RTC 3.5 stars

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