Book #27: The Last Necromancer by C.J. Archer

Victorian London: For five years, Charlotte (Charlie) Holloway has lived as a boy in the slums. But when one theft too many gets her arrested, her only means of escape lies with a dead man. Charlie hasn't raised a spirit since she first discovered she could do so five years ago. That time, her father… Continue reading Book #27: The Last Necromancer by C.J. Archer

Book #103: Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets by Audible Original

Step right up, step right up and don’t be shy—welcome to Victorian Secrets. Over 12 fascinating episodes, Stephen Fry explores the weird and worrying ways of Victorian Britain through true accounts delving deep into a period of time we think we know, to discover an altogether darker reality. A deeply immersive audiobook, Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets is… Continue reading Book #103: Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets by Audible Original

Book #52: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol

After a tumble down the rabbit hole, Alice finds herself far away from home in the absurd world of Wonderland. As mind-bending as it is delightful, Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel is pure magic for young and old alike. I am a lover of Victorian fiction and I love Alice in Wonderland . . . well,… Continue reading Book #52: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol

Book #33: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

'In one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop... There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white' The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London… Continue reading Book #33: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Book #75: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

In her thrilling new series, Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries, returns once more to Victorian England...and introduces intrepid adventuress Veronica Speedwell. 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… Continue reading Book #75: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Book #25 of 2016: Doctor Death by Lene Kaaberbol

From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Boy in the Suitcase, a gripping historical thriller and poignant coming-of-age story set in nineteenth-century France. Madeleine Karno is an ambitious young woman eager to shatter the confines of her provincial French town. Driven and strong headed, Madeleine is set apart by her unusual occupation: assisting… Continue reading Book #25 of 2016: Doctor Death by Lene Kaaberbol

GRAVEYARD SHIFT CHAPTER TWO: THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

It was his father’s idea to practice the knots and, for a fisherman’s son, his knots didn’t cut it for the nautical life. His hands ached as he twisted the rope and tucked one end into another, trying to make the ever difficult Monkey’s Fist Knot. Satisfied that he may have at least made some… Continue reading GRAVEYARD SHIFT CHAPTER TWO: THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Steampunk Sherlock Holmes

It had came to my attention that a new interactive book is in the works right now. It's about Sherlock Holmes and incorporates other Victorian literature and steampunk technology. I am a BIG fan of this and decided to back the project via kickstarter. Below is the site about the project: SHERLOCK HOLMES: LEGACY OF… Continue reading Steampunk Sherlock Holmes