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The Franklin Affair - Ty Drago A satisfying historical fiction set in 1776 France. Despite a blurb on Drago's "Phobos" book, "The Franklin Affair" is Drago's actual first novel. Then again, I'm again getting that information from the book itself, and I do not doubt that I might somehow run across yet another "true" first novel at some point.

The book was set up to be the first in a series, and I am interested to see what type of man Henri grew into (if the series actually allowed the 16 year-old to age). Unfortunately, while the book says that the publishers hope to get Drago to write a sequel, no such sequel was published.

Good characterization, good strong plot, good mystery (though I didn't actually realize I was reading a mystery until Franklin was charged with murder) and overall a pleasurable read.