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REVIEW: Torrent – Lindsay Buroker

(self-published e-book, 2013) Book 1 in Rust and Relics series Delia and Simon are wandering around Arizona in their campervan using Delia’s archaeological knowledge (and her Indiana Jones-ish bullwhip skills) and Simon’s tech wizardry to locate and retrieve historical artefacts … Continue reading

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Soulless – Gail Carriger

(Orbit 2009) Book the First of The Parasol Protectorate Miss Alexia Tarabotti suffers under a number of social disadvantages, primarily that she has no soul, but is also a confirmed spinster whose father was Italian. Set in a re-imagined Victorian … Continue reading

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The Seventh Sinner – Elizabeth Peters

Elizabeth Peters is well-known for her Amelia Peabody series of archaeological mystery novels set in late 19th and early 20th century Egypt, but she has also written a number of stand-alone novels and other short mystery series. This is one … Continue reading

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C. J. Sansom’s Tudor mysteries

Dissolution / Dark Fire / Sovereign – C. J. Sansom These are a trilogy of Tudor-set detective novels which provide a vivid and thrilling glimpse into England during the 1530s and 1540s, during the later part of the reign of … Continue reading

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