Custard Protocol

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,260 ratings

Prudence Publisher's Summary

On behalf of queen, country...and the perfect pot of tea.

When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances - names it the Spotted Crumpet and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea. But India has more than just tea on offer.

Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves. Faced with a dire crisis and an embarrassing lack of bloomers, what else is a young lady of good breeding to do but turn metanatural and find out everyone's secrets, even thousand-year-old fuzzy ones?

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  • Book 1

    • Prudence

    • Book One of The Custard Protocol
    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    On behalf of queen, country...and the perfect pot of tea. When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances - names it the Spotted Crumpet and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea. But India has more than just tea on offer. Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant story brilliantly read

    • By Louise on 04-25-18
    • Book One of The Custard Protocol
    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 03-30-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Prudence

    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,664
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,525

    When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama ("Rue" to her friends) is bequeathed an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female under similar circumstances would do: she christens it the Spotted Custard and floats off to India. Soon she stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pronunciations and character voices are Different!

    • By Andrea C on 03-17-15

    Regular price: $29.65

  • Book 2

    • Imprudence

    • Book Two of The Custard Protocol
    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    From New York Times best-selling author Gail Carriger comes the stunning sequel to Prudence. Rue and the crew of the Spotted Custard return from India with revelations that shake the foundations of England's scientific community. Queen Victoria is not amused, the vampires are tetchy, and something is wrong with the local werewolf pack. To top it all off, Rue's best friend, Primrose, keeps getting engaged to the most unacceptable military types.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Imprudence

    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 980
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 976

    Rue and the crew of the Spotted Custard return from India with revelations that shake the foundations of England's scientific community. Queen Victoria is not amused, the vampires are tetchy, and something is wrong with the local werewolf pack. To top it all off, Rue's best friend, Primrose, keeps getting engaged to the most unacceptable military types. Rue has family problems as well. Her vampire father is angry, her werewolf father is crazy, and her obstreperous mother is both. Worst of all, Rue's beginning to suspect what they really are...is frightened.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I loved previous series, but...

    • By Pamela on 09-20-16

    Regular price: $29.65

  • Book 3

    • Competence

    • Custard Protocol, Book 3
    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 467
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 467

    All alone in Singapore, proper Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship, the Spotted Custard, in a scheme involving a lovesick werecat and a fake fish tail. When she uncovers rumors of a new kind of vampire, Prim and the Custard crew embark on a mission to Peru. There, they encounter airship pirates and strange atmospheric phenomena, and are mistaken for representatives of the Spanish Inquisition. Forced into extreme subterfuge (and some rather ridiculous outfits) Prim must also answer three of life's most challenging questions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Rachel on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $29.65

  • Book 4

    • Reticence

    • By: Gail Carriger
    • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Percival Tunstell loves that his sister and her best friend are building themselves a family of misfits aboard their airship, the Spotted Custard. Of course, he'd never admit that he belongs among them. He's always been on the outside - dispassionate, aloof, and hatless. But accidental spies, a trip to Japan, and one smart and beautiful doctor may have him renegotiating his whole philosophy on life.

    Regular price: $29.65