Review: Fatal Enquiry

Fatal-Enquiry-Hardcover-L9781250041043Title: Fatal Enquiry

Author: Will Thomas

Genre: Mystery

Page Count: 290

Type: Series; #6 of Barker & Llewelyn

Publisher: Minotaur Books

Publishing Date: May 13, 2014

Synopsis

Brimming with wit, atmosphere, and unforgettable characters, FATAL ENQUIRY reintroduces private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable world of Victorian London.

Some years ago, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, sent Nightwine fleeing to hide from justice somewhere in the far corners of the earth. The last thing Barker ever expected was to encounter Nightwine again—but the British government, believing they need Nightwine’s help, has granted him immunity for his past crimes, and brought him back to London. Nightwine, however, has more on his mind than redemption—and as Barker and Llewellyn set out to uncover and thwart Nightwine’s real scheme, they find themselves in the gravest danger of their lives. (Source) Continue reading “Review: Fatal Enquiry”

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Review: Heart of Stone

1240131Title: Heart of Stone

Author: C.E. Murphy

Genre: Urban Fantasy/Romance

Type: Series (Book 1)

Page Count: 438

Publisher: Luna Books

Publishing Date: April. 1, 2010

Synopsis

Okay, so jogging through Central Park after midnight wasn’t a bright idea. But Margrit Knight never thought she’d encounter a dark new world filled with magical beings—not to mention a dying woman and a mysterious stranger with blood on his hands. Her logical, lawyer instincts told her it couldn’t all be real—but she could hardly deny what she’d seen…and touched.

The mystery man, Alban, was a gargoyle. One of the fabled Old Races who had hidden their existence for centuries. Now he was a murder suspect, and he needed Margrit’s help to take the heat off him and find the real killer. And as the dead pile up, it’s a race against the sunrise to clear Alban’s name and keep them both alive…. (Source) Continue reading “Review: Heart of Stone”