The Automaton’s Wife by Vered Ehsani

The Automaton’s Wife is an amusing, quick read, although I do suggest reading the first in the series before this one. Bee continues her adventures in Africa with the help and also complications of her friends and family. This time around she meets a large bat, her husband’s ghost has …

Ghosts of Tsavo by Vered Ehsani

Ghosts of Tsavo is not my typical read, but it is. It’s kind of like a cozy mystery set in Victorian-era Kenya, except instead of a traditional mystery, our heroine, Beatrice Knight, “Bee” to her friends, needs to solve a paranormal problem. There are ghost lions killing goats and the …

Binding Dante Lovelace by Jennifer Rainey

My two favorite demons, Dante Lovelace and Iago Wick, are in trouble again. Definitely go back and read The Last Temptations of Iago Wick, the first in the series, before Binding Dante Lovelace though. It gives some extra background to the characters that I think it’s better when reading this …

The Janus Affair by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

First off, The Janus Affair overall was better than the first in the series for me. I liked the suffragette connection and I thought the gadgets and machines were cooler this time around. It’s a funner book. Braun and Books are a great team. I enjoy their interactions. They are …

Phoenix Rising by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

Phoenix Rising was fun, but not quite good enough to hold my attention the whole time – like I found myself at the gym watching the captions on HGTV instead of listening to the story. I think it’s a problem with the attitude of the book. It’s steampunk. Books is …