The Other Lady Vanishes

The Other Lady Vanishes

The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Knew Too Much sweeps readers back to 1930s California?where the most dazzling of illusions can't hide the darkest secrets... After escaping from a private sanitarium, Adelaide Blake arrives in Burning Cove, California, desperate to start over. Working at an herbal tea shop puts her on the radar of those who frequent the The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Knew Too Much sweeps readers back to 1930s California?where ...

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Title:The Other Lady Vanishes
Author:Amanda Quick
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Genres:Romance
ISBN:The Other Lady Vanishes
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:340 pages pages

The Other Lady Vanishes Reviews

  • Pamela(AllHoney)
    Sep 11, 2018
    The second book in the Burning Cove series by Amanda Quick. Adelaide Blake is imprisoned in a sanitarium and the night she escapes she discovers a murder. But she ends up in a small coastal town of Burning Cove, California. She lives quietly working at a tea shop and meets Jake Truett,...
  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Jan 25, 2018
    I first thought that I would start off this review stating that reading Amanda Quick is a guilty pleasure of mine. Then, I thought that I'm not at all guilty about it, vice versa to be honest. However, Quick's books are definitely a pleasure to read. THE OTHER LADY VANISHES is the s...
  • Sheryl
    Apr 29, 2018
    I've not read anything by this author before and wasn't aware that it's part of a series. It was done quite well as a stand-alone. It was like watching a black and white noir film, Ms. Quick did an excellent job with the dialog and setting for the pre-war era. I look forward to reading...
  • Kimberly
    May 06, 2018
    Reviewed for Wit and Sin Return to the dazzling world of Burning Cove, a place of fantasy and glamour?and also secrets and death. I fell in love with the world of Burning Cove in The Girl Who Knew Too Much and my enchantment with the town only deepened in The Other Lady Vanishe...
  • Bea  Charmed
    Feb 09, 2019
    3.5 Overly convoluted but good. The twist at the end actually surprised me. ...
  • Milena
    Apr 11, 2018
    The Other Lady Vanishes is a rather enjoyable historical mystery set in 1930s California and the world of Hollywood's rich and famous. This book is the second book in Burning Cove series, which I didn't know when I started reading it, but it can be read as a stand-alone. I didn't feel ...
  • Ceki
    Dec 02, 2017
    The whole escape from the insane asylum thing was interesting but I found the romance a bit underwhelming which is a bad sign when it comes to Amanda's books, her characters usually manage to grip me from the very start. On the other hand, Raina and Luther make a big appearance and ...
  • Michele
    May 09, 2018
    See the full review at HarlequinJunkie.com What a fun ride it was reading The Other Lady Vanishes! Stylish and exciting, Amanda Quick definitely delivered with this second book in her 1930s era Burning Cove series. ?They were partners, at least for a while, bound together by a...
  • JoAn
    May 16, 2018
    The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick created a "book hangover" for me. So as soon as I finished it, I immediately went to the first page and read it again. I've been reading Ms. Krentz's books for over 30 years under all of her names and am rarely disappointed. This book was no exce...
  • kimbacaffeinate
    Mar 31, 2018
    The story begins as Adelaide Blake escapes a private sanitarium. Her time there was dark and Quick shared a chilling story while shedding light on experimentaldrugs and the practice of sending unwanted family members off to mental hospitals. Both threads were chillingand led to mur...
  • Anna's Herding Cats
    Feb 01, 2018
    Reviewed for herding cats & burning soup. (posting to blog 5/8/18) Amazon: http://amzn.to/2EcOK06 It's Amanda Quick. You know it's gonna be fantastic. And it was. It really was. The Gist: Some seriously shady shit is going down and Adelaide seems to be at the middle of ...
  • Kara-karina
    Nov 09, 2018
    3.5/5 Another really nice murder mystery from the master :) Review coming. ...
  • Amy
    Feb 06, 2018
    *The 3rd star is a "benefit of the doubt" star.* I won a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway. I have to start out by saying that I am not the type of person who should be reading uncorrected proofs (which is what my copy is). I discovered how much misspellings, missing word...
  • Barb Lie
    May 08, 2018
    The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick is the 2nd book in her Burning Cove series. This story takes place during the 1930?s in the small town of Burning Cove, California. Some of the characters we met in the first book have secondary roles, as we return to Burning Cove. We meet ...
  • Chris Conley
    Jun 05, 2018
    Love, love, love these books. How Jayne Ann Krentz transforms herself into Amanda Quick has always been a mystery to me. ...
  • Paraphrodite
    May 12, 2018
    4 stars. Quite an interesting plot with AQ's typical male and female leads. Didn't have as much of the glitz and glamour of the golden age of Hollywood as I would've liked, but the "technology" of the day such as payphone booths, long distance operators and open-top automobiles prov...
  • Lakshmi C
    Jun 12, 2018
    3.5 stars It opens with murder and a daring escape. A promising start. Adelaide has a lot on her plate - reinvention, hiding, building a new life and taking control. Jake Truett was supposed to be mysterious but came off as bland. The murder methods were interesting and varied. ...
  • Jac
    Aug 01, 2018
    When Adelaide couldn't decide what to wear, I skimmed not just paragraphs but chapters. I quit at chapter 42 when "it was a matter of national security." ...
  • SB*needs low angst books*
    Nov 03, 2018
    I really tried. I didn't like that the heroine got bitchy and offended for absolutely nothing by the hero making a innocent joke. It also felt all over the place and super repetitive so I just gave up. This is a great review of the whole book and in line with my thoughts https://w...
  • Ari
    Jan 21, 2019
    Well that...was not great. I should give up on Amanda Quick books, but I keep giving them chances even though the years have proven that her books just don't do it for me. The characters felt one-dimensional, the romance was very bland, the mystery and intrigue were sub-par, and the on...
  • Kathy
    Feb 06, 2018
    Amanda Quick's second foray into the world of the 1930s is even better than the first. I was caught up the mystery from the beginning, and even when I thought all was told there was yet a little more to getting the whole story. There were twists and turns, and each time I thought "what...
  • K.J. Charles
    Mar 03, 2019
    1930s Hollywood romsus. My first of this author. Well constructed plot (somewhat at the expense of the romance to my mind but YMMV) but I kind of preferred the hero of the secondary romance. Hopefully he gets a book. Atmospheric setting with an authentically Hitchcock feel in terms of ...
  • Aleen ~Lampshade Reader
    May 08, 2018
    Originally posted on lampshadereader.com Thanks to Penguin First-to-Read program for a copy of this book. Back in Burning Cove and it seems as dangerous as ever. The Other Lady Vanishes is another riveting mystery set in the 1930s. This time focusing on the seemingly doomed cha...
  • Gizella Tóth
    Jan 06, 2019
    4.5* The previous one was a bit better. :) ...
  • Adele Boynton
    May 12, 2018
    It seems the author woke up in the last 5% of the book and tried to pack in the mystery and drama that were missing in the first 95%. ...
  • Gawelleb
    Jul 01, 2018
    Le romantic suspens est en passe de devenir mon genre prfr! J'ai ador celui-ci pour son petit ct old school, son hrone "pas si nave que a mais tout de mme", l'intrigue tarabiscote qui arrive nous surprendre .. et l'poque !!! ...
  • Under the Covers Book Blog
    Jun 07, 2018
    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. An escape from an insane asylum, Hollywood starlets, a psychic predicting her own death and a mysterious handsome stranger...
  • Lisa
    Aug 08, 2018
    This one was just okay. It moved at a steady but very slow pace and I never really felt the passion between the main characters. It was also strangely written, with bafflingly stilted dialogue between people who refused to speak in contractions, and a ton of repetition. We must have be...
  • Chloë
    Jun 16, 2018
    The plot of this book drew me in. Adelaide escapes from an insane asylum and starts a new life in Burning Cove, meeting Jake Truett along the way. Then all the drama from her past life comes up to haunt her again. I was very excited to read this book and I wanted to like it so badly. H...
  • Katie B
    Mar 08, 2019
    The strength of this one was much more the romance than the mystery and suspense elements of the plot. I didn't like this one as much as I did the first novel in the series, but I am interested in reading the third book. These are pretty light, easy reads and I do like the whole 1930s ...