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Back to being mostly Annie which I liked in the first two stories this one was one of my favourites in the series It had all the elements of the story I enjoyed a quick read, layered mystery, a lot of Annie and an expansion on the story of the boarders You don t need to read the first books to enjoy all the rest, there is usually a recap whenever a character or situation is introduced, I liked the episodic way the stories are written I ll be keeping an eye out for M Louisa Locke s futu Back to being mostly Annie which I liked in the first two stories this one was one of my favourites in the series It had all the elements of the story I enjoyed a quick read, layered mystery, a lot of Annie and an expansion on the story of the boarders You don t need to read the first books to enjoy all the rest, there is usually a recap whenever a character or situation is introduced, I liked the episodic way the stories are written I ll be keeping an eye out for M Louisa Locke s future stories I like the characters in this series, but this fifth book just wasn t up to snuff The plot was weak, in my opinion, and although the narration by Alexandra Haag was satisfactory, it just didn t capture me I think I will stick to reading these instead of listening. Another satisfying book in the seriesI have become very fond of Annie, her husband Nate, and all the residents and staff of her boarding house I still miss Annie s subterfuge as Madame Sybil, but the mysterythan makes up for it As with the other books in the series, the story is complete, no cliffhangers But it helps if you ve read them from the beginning so you knowabout the characters There are a few references to the earlier books, but not so many as to be distracting There i Another satisfying book in the seriesI have become very fond of Annie, her husband Nate, and all the residents and staff of her boarding house I still miss Annie s subterfuge as Madame Sybil, but the mysterythan makes up for it As with the other books in the series, the story is complete, no cliffhangers But it helps if you ve read them from the beginning so you knowabout the characters There are a few references to the earlier books, but not so many as to be distracting There is a side story of Nate trying a divorce case that gives one insight into the lack of power women had in 1880, even in theprogressive state of California I love the detail that Ms Locke provides about life in San Francisco around the 1880s This is a wonderful series and I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys cozy mysteries and historical fiction I really enjoy Ms Locke s Victorian setting mysteries The crimes are just as bad, but the police and Mr and Mrs Dawson seem to handle them in a muchrefined way than modern detectives Mr and Mrs Dawson are settling happily into married life when Annie is called upon to help one of the city s largest and most successful emporiums, the Silver Strike, solve what appear to be thefts due to a shoplifting ring On Thanksgiving morning, as the store is being decorated for the Christmas shop I really enjoy Ms Locke s Victorian setting mysteries The crimes are just as bad, but the police and Mr and Mrs Dawson seem to handle them in a muchrefined way than modern detectives Mr and Mrs Dawson are settling happily into married life when Annie is called upon to help one of the city s largest and most successful emporiums, the Silver Strike, solve what appear to be thefts due to a shoplifting ring On Thanksgiving morning, as the store is being decorated for the Christmas shopping season, the premier dress designer is found dead on a darl stairway, having been pushed down and smothered for good measure Annie and Nate s work becomes a murder investigation, too Their investigation reveals betrayal of the store s owner by his spoiled son and previously unknown family connections between two of Annie s favorite boarders and the orphaned daughter of the murdered Silver Strike employee The book ends with an eagerly awaited announcement by Mr and Mrs Dawson that makes everyone s Christmas celebration all the merrier Love this series And I think they get better with each book. A fun continuation of the story of Annie and her boarders.What I like most of this series is that it s character driven In each installment we get to know Annie, her boarders and NateWe learn about their likes, dislikes, insecurities, hopes and daily lives in turn of the century San Francisco The characters are warm and interesting The mysteries are light and interesting They quietly get solved as our characters go through their days This setting of Thanksgiving and Christmas emphasi A fun continuation of the story of Annie and her boarders.What I like most of this series is that it s character driven In each installment we get to know Annie, her boarders and NateWe learn about their likes, dislikes, insecurities, hopes and daily lives in turn of the century San Francisco The characters are warm and interesting The mysteries are light and interesting They quietly get solved as our characters go through their days This setting of Thanksgiving and Christmas emphasize family friends I enjoyed reading this book Very authenticAnother excellent book to the Victorian San Francisco series The characters are excellent This book have a a good view of the times and a surprising finish Very DetailedThe first part of the book was in such detail I debated whether to finish it There was so much going on in the book and so many characters, at times I felt confused The story ended hurriedly, in my opinion, but I was glad I read it to the end I would recommend this book to those that enjoy this series, but not as a light read I gave it 3 stars because I feel it just didn t flow well and was not the page turner the other books by this author were. (FREE PDF) Á Pilfered Promises Ú It is the winter of , and the future looks promising for Annie and Nate Dawson Nate s law practice is taking off Annie has made the transition from pretend clairvoyant to a successful financial consultant And they are looking forward to spending their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays together For Robert Livingston, the owner San Francisco s newest grand emporium, the holidays don t look so promising Not if he can t figure out how to stop whoever is stealing from his department store, the Silver Strike Bazaar However, when he hires the Dawsons to investigate, they discover that behind the doors of his Palace of Plenty, nothing is quite what it seems Pilfered Promises, a sweet cozy historical mystery, is the fifth novel in the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series featuring Annie and Nate Dawson and their friends and family in the O Farrell Street boarding house EntertainingNot bad not good I liked the characters in the boarding house but the plot was a no brainer Not heavy reading but fun.