Category Archives: 1800’s

A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas

Categories: 1800's, 5 butterflies, adult, amateur detective, fluttering thoughts, historical, Lady Sherlock series, mystery, netgalley, RBR, Sherry Thomas, some romance, Victorian
A Conspiracy in Belgravia (Lady Sherlock #2) By Sherry Thomas Editions: ebook, paperback Published: September 5th 2017 by Berkley Genre: Adult Historical Mystery Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Delicious! Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she’s had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but she’s not prepared for the new client who arrives Read more [...]

Blossoms & Flutters: Her Wicked Longing by Lauren Smith

Categories: 1800's, 5 butterflies, Blossoms & Flutters, fluttering thoughts, historical, hot romance, Lauren Smith, new adult, novella, Rissa, romance, ROMR, short story, short story collection, The League of Rogues series
Her Wicked Longing (The League of Rogues #5) By Lauren Smith Editions: ebook, paperback Published: July 24th 2017 Genre: New Adult Historical Romance Source: own copy In a Flutter: Taking a walk on the wild side!! Her Wicked Longing contains two new short teaser stories starring Audrey Sheridan and her maid Gillian Beaumont! What trouble can a young lady with a talent for mischief and her maid get into in just one day? His Wicked Maid- Always prim and proper, lady’s maid Gillian Beaumont has never acted with wild abandon Read more [...]

A Study In Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Categories: 1800's, 4 butterflies, amateur detective, fluttering thoughts, historical, Lady Sherlock series, mystery, netgalley, new adult, RBR, Sherry Thomas, some romance, Victorian, ya
A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock #1) By Sherry Thomas Editions: audiobook, ebook, paperback Published: October 18th 2016 by Berkley Genre: New Adult Historical Mystery Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Really fun! With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected Read more [...]

The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John

Categories: 1800's, 3 butterflies, adult, historical, Julia Verne St. John, magic, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, some romance, steampunk, Victorian
The Transference Engine By Julia Verne St. John Editions: ebook, paperback,} Published: July 5th 2016 by DAW Genre: Adult Historical (Victorian) Steampunk Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Interesting Madame Magdala has settled comfortably into her new life in London, as the proprietress of the Book View Café, a coffee shop and extensive library. Her silent partner is Ada Lovelace, who will one day become the world’s first computer programmer—but who now is simply the young woman for whom Madame Magdala was a nursery maid. Ten Read more [...]

The Courtesan Duchess by Joanna Shupe

Categories: 1800's, 4 butterflies, adult, historical, hot romance, Joanna Shupe, regency, romance, ROMR, Wicked Deceptions series
The Courtesan Duchess (Wicked Deceptions #1) By Joanna Shupe Editions: audiobook, ebook, paperback Published: March 31st 2015 by Zebra Genre: Adult Historical Romance Disclaimer: I was hired by a publisher in my country to translate the title into my first language. Source: own copy In a Flutter: Surprisingly fun! How to seduce an estranged husband—and banish debt!—in four wickedly improper, shockingly pleasurable steps... 1. Learn the most intimate secrets of London’s leading courtesan. 2. Pretend to be a courtesan Read more [...]

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Categories: 1800's, 5 butterflies, adult, bomy award of excellence, Deanna Raybourn, historical, mystery, netgalley, RBR, some romance, Veronica Speedwell Mystery series, Victorian
A Curious Beginning (Veronica Speedwell Mystery #1) By Deanna Raybourn Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: September 1st 2015 by NAL/Penguin Genre: Adult Historical Mystery Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Entirely delectable! London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her own. After burying her spinster aunt, the orphaned Veronica is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional Read more [...]
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