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Evil is most assuredly afoot—and Britain’s fate rests in the hands of an alluring renegade . . . and a librarian.
These are dark days indeed in Victoria’s England. Londoners are vanishing, then reappearing, washing up as corpses on the banks of the Thames, drained of blood and bone. Yet the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences—the Crown’s clandestine organization whose bailiwick is the strange and unsettling—will not allow its agents to investigate. Fearless and exceedingly lovely Eliza D. Braun, however, with her bulletproof corset and a disturbing fondness for dynamite, refuses to let the matter rest . . . and she’s prepared to drag her timorous new partner, Wellington Books, along with her into the perilous fray.
For a malevolent brotherhood is operating in the deepening London shadows, intent upon the enslavement of all Britons. And Books and Braun—he with his encyclopedic brain and she with her remarkable devices—must get to the twisted roots of a most nefarious plot . . . or see England fall to the Phoenix!
A wondrous tail where the authors have created a world that exemplifies the heart of Steampumk! A great read where the authors have written z in such a way that lures the reader... Read morePublished 5 days ago by JOHN Gorski
In this tale of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences (the organization that protects Great Britain from the unusual and strange during the reign of Queen Victoria), we follow... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Barbara Elness
Let be clear : this is pure Steampunk pulp.
Mechanical, steam-powered, cog-driven everything, with little or no explanation why? Check. Read more
Great build up to the end. No "Ahhh come on" moments that I can think of. Not even over the top to be steampunk.Published 20 days ago by Michael
What if M punished James Bond by assigning him to work for Q? This is roughly the premise of this steampunk novel set in the Victorian period. The heroine is a high point. Read morePublished 29 days ago by CJM
The description said a mix of Sherlock Holmes and The Avenger, and it wasn't far wrong. A good story and believable characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mac
Agent Books is an archivist, glorified librarian and cataloger of unusual artifacts, and Agent Braun is an unruly field agent who has trouble following rules. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cora L. Foerstner
this is the future of writing and I am eagerly more. not a streaming fan
but I am now. thAnk you pip and tee for the adventure.
If ever there were a Steampunk-like book to read, this would be the one. Every time I read it, I get the same chills and heart-racing feelings as I did the timer before. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Z.C.