Late Extra! Bomb outrage in London! When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself....
The story was engaging, a perfect boys adventure story. The narration was simply brilliant! I will look for this narrator again
The X-Files meets The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in this wild and clever steampunk romp. Milady de Winter is called in by the mysterious Council to solve a seemingly impossible murder in the Rue Morgue, Paris. It'll take all her ingenuity just to remain alive.
The plot jumps around in a meaningless manner - I think to make sure that ALL the characters we know of in the 'Victorian' age, famous or infamous, ar..Show More »e addressed (of course into format). Too cumbersome.« Show Less
The Lizardine Empire is under threat. When Mycroft Holmes is murdered in London, it is up to retired shadow executive Smith to track down his killer and stumble on the greatest conspiracy of his life. Mycroft's protégé, the young Lucy Westerna, returns from Abyssinia with an ancient device that wreaks havoc when activated, summoning into being deadly machines that look like giant tripods. And across the ocean, in Vespuccia, a young Harry Houdini faces death...and the return of an enemy once thought vanquished.
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