adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $28.34

Buy for $28.34

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Mary Jekyll and the Athena Club foil a plot to unseat the Queen and race to save one of their own in this electrifying conclusion to the Locus Award winning trilogy that began with The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter. 

Life’s always an adventure for the Athena Club...especially when one of their own has been kidnapped! After their thrilling European escapades rescuing Lucina van Helsing, Mary Jekyll, and her friends return home to discover that their friend and kitchen maid Alice has vanished - and so has their friend and employer Sherlock Holmes! 

As they race to find Alice and bring her home safely, they discover that Alice and Sherlock’s kidnapping are only one small part of a plot that threatens Queen Victoria, and the very future of the British Empire. Can Mary, Diana, Beatrice, Catherine, and Justine save their friends - and the Empire? 

In the final volume of the trilogy that Publishers Weekly called “a tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” in a starred review, the women of the Athena Club will embrace their monstrous pasts to create their own destinies.

©2019 Theodora Goss (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

What listeners say about The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    677
  • 4 Stars
    167
  • 3 Stars
    53
  • 2 Stars
    7
  • 1 Stars
    1
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    728
  • 4 Stars
    89
  • 3 Stars
    10
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    589
  • 4 Stars
    171
  • 3 Stars
    58
  • 2 Stars
    7
  • 1 Stars
    2

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

I NEED Book Four!!

By book 3 I feel like I am following the lives and times of good friends. The backstories have been so incredibly well written that I am invested in every character (with the exception of the one I think of as comedy relief). If you love gothic and victorian literature characters from Rappaccini, Jekyll, Hyde, Moreau, Frankenstein, Adler and Holmes just to name a FEW..... you will love this mashup of speculative historical fiction set at the height of spiritualism...and vampires. I can’t believe I almost forgot Lucy and Mina, you will find this new original yet respectfully written series wonderful. The attention to detail of the Etiquettes and even the lives of the household staff is remarkable.

One of the best Narrators I’ve heard in awhile especially given the fact that this could have easily had multiple actors.

If there is not a book four in the making I will be extremely disappointed

6 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

More please!!!!

Loved it!!!! All 3 books are fabulous. I really love the "interruptions" in the narrative. The performance is outstanding. I want to listen to every book she has narrated. I also want to become a member of Athena Club.

5 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful novels

These stories are simply wonderful. They are original, and you can't help but love all of the characters. I truly hope there will be many more.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A Great Finale

If this is how the Athena adventures end, which I hope it is not, it was a remarkable finish. Combining classical characters with a dose of social commentary and the unique and wonderful narrative style of the Athena Club made for a perfect capstone to an amazing trilogy.

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

I love this series !!!!

Please give us more of the Athena Club. I love everything about this series except there's not #4 through 24 !!

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

Love the series

I love this series! However, I don't think this was as good as the first two-too many characters! I hope the next book is better

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

I didn't like it quite as well as the first two.

I really like the series, and I still gave 5 stars, but I'm not sure why I wasn't captured as much toward the middle and end on this one vs. the other two. Still, this is a minor thing.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Entertaining!! New spin on classics

What an interesting spin on old classics. Just when you think how many more ways can Sherlock Holmes be done without being yada yada yada.. this author does it.. This book is an amalgamation of literary classics spun into a whole new "classic"
I don't care for female narrators. The male characters always end up sounding like pervy old men missing teeth.
Kate Reading does a superb job of giving each character ( and there are many) their own unique and readily identifiable voice/persona/character .
Well done. If book four were to come available I would buy without hesitation

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

loved it

Theodora Goss has an excellent way of telling a story and painting the picture. the narrator has a pleasant voice and does an excellent job

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic Series!!!

I have not loved a trilogy in a long time. This book, along with the first two were so creative and fun. I loved every bit. I hope we read more from the Athena Club.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Peter Hawkins
  • Peter Hawkins
  • 11-16-19

very good.

A good read but like the last book in some trilogies a little laboured and run out of steam.