With Seattle history and early electricity science subtlety woven into the storyline, this new mystery guides the reader through a murderous event tha..Show More »t changes Professor Bradshaw's life. Expertly read, the actor gives the professor a voice that enhances his character. I am anxiously looking forward to the next book in this new series.
This mystery and its predecessor are great fun if you like historical fiction, unusual methods of murder/mayhem, and an intelligent hero. You'll figu..Show More »re out whodunit before the hero, but he's probably more naive than you are, and a scientist rather than a detective. I like the arcane vignettes into what it was like when electricity was still something of a novelty. There's just enough electrical theory to make it understandable without descending into technical jargon that bores rather than enlightens. The reader doesn't get in the way of the story. His accents are different enough you can discern the characters, but not so broad as to be difficult to understand.