Saturday, June 2, 2012

Top Reads

The Janus Affair
Book #2

Another delightful and cleaver read. The plot was both well thought-out and enjoyable. The editing was much better than the first, making no room for any odd or uncomfortable slow points. I read this one quicker than the last. As before, the 3rd person narration shifts between different POVs, but all scenes seemed to have had a purpose and point.

 I'm also happy to say there is definitely forward movement between our two leads, as they face their romantic pasts. And damn, just as a resolution starts to come to fruition for the two partners, it ends. I really could have used another chapter, or maybe another book to be completely satisfied on that front. No doubt, the wait will be long and tedious, but I'm sure it will be well worth it in the end.
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Evildoers beware! Retribution is at hand, thanks to Britain's best-kept secret agents!!

Certainly no strangers to peculiar occurrences, agents Wellington Books and Eliza Braun are nonetheless stunned to observe a fellow passenger aboard Britain's latest hypersteam train suddenly vanish in a dazzling bolt of lightning. They soon discover this is not the only such disappearance . . . with each case going inexplicably unexamined by the Crown.

The fate of England is once again in the hands of an ingenious archivist paired with a beautiful, fearless lady of adventure. And though their foe be fiendishly clever, so then is Mr. Books . . . and Miss Braun still has a number of useful and unusual devices hidden beneath her petticoats.

-Life is too Short to Read a Bad Book-

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