A Curious Beginning
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By Deanna Raybourn

mystery | 339 pages | Published in NaN

London, 1887. After burying her spinster aunt, orphaned Veronica Speedwell is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as with fending off admirers, Veronica intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime.But fate has other plans when Veronica thwarts her own attempted abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, who offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker, a reclusive and bad-tempered natural historian. But before the baron can reveal what he knows of the plot against her, he is found murdered—leaving Veronica and Stoker on the run from an elusive assailant as wary partners in search of the villainous truth.

ISBN_13:9780451476029

Quotes

The only way to deal with a fool is to let them have their say, then walk away.

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It is a great misfortune to be alone, my dear. It is very bad for one's health.

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I have never been very good at being told what to do or how to behave.

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Sometimes the only way to find out what you're supposed to do is by doing the wrong thing first.

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It's always easier to believe the worst about someone. It's more difficult to find the good.

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The past is like a shattered mirror. It's better to leave it broken than to hurt yourself trying to fix it.

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Sometimes the truth is more dangerous than a lie.

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The heart is a fickle thing, my dear. It can lead you astray if you let it.

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Curiosity is a dangerous thing. It can get you into all sorts of trouble.

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Sometimes it takes a little darkness to appreciate the light.

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