Book Review: A Dangerous Collaboration

A Dangerous Collaboration (Veronica Speedwell #4) by Deanna Raybourn Historical Mystery 336 pages Expected Publication date March 12th, 2019 by Berkely   Even during the Victorian era, if two human beings were, in reality, in the throes of an extended 'will they or won't they?' conundrum of sexual tension, one or the other of them … Continue reading Book Review: A Dangerous Collaboration

Top Five Friday: Top Five Favorite Mystery Series

While I was deciding if I wanted to read more of Leonardo Padura's mystery novels starring Lieutenant Mario Conde (the answer? Probably not, given Conde's misogyny), I was thinking about what factors made me like a mystery series in general. A non-misogynistic detective, obviously, but what else? A dark, atmospheric tone? Witty repartee among the … Continue reading Top Five Friday: Top Five Favorite Mystery Series

Book Review- A Treacherous Curse

A Treacherous Curse (Veronica Speedwell #3) Deanna Raybourn Mystery 352 pages Published January 16th, 2018 From Goodreads: London, 1888. As colorful and unfettered as the butterflies she collects, Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell can’t resist the allure of an exotic mystery—particularly one involving her enigmatic colleague, Stoker. His former expedition partner has vanished from an archaeological … Continue reading Book Review- A Treacherous Curse

Review- A Perilous Undertaking

Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries... London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, … Continue reading Review- A Perilous Undertaking