Category Archives: Victorian

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Gift for Guile by Alissa Johnson

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, Alissa Johnson, historical, hot romance, netgalley, RBR, romance, romantic suspense, suspense, The Thief-takers series, Victorian
A Gift for Guile (The Thief-takers #2) By Alissa Johnson Editions: ebook, paperback Published: July 5th 2016 by Sourcebooks Casablanca Genre: Adult Historical Romance / Suspense Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Pretty fun Never Trust a Thief Once a famous officer of Scotland Yard and now a renowned private detective, Sir Samuel Brass has better things to do than shadow a reckless hellion in her misguided quest for atonement. But when the daughter of a notorious criminal—and a former thief herself—returns to London to right 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 [...]

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan

Categories: 5 butterflies, bildungsroman, Catherine Egan, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, magic, mystery, netgalley, RBR, some romance, suspense, urban, urban fantasy, Victorian, Witch's Child series, witches, ya
Julia Vanishes (Witch's Child #1) By Catherine Egan Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: June 7th 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Exciting! Julia has the unusual ability to be…unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people’s senses. It’s a dangerous trait in a city that has banned all forms of magic and drowns witches in public Cleansings. But it’s a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned—crime pays. Her 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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