A Study in Darkness
If being the niece of the master detective Sherlock Holmes affords Evelina Cooper any special privileges in Victorian London, she has yet to encounter them. In the second book of this marvelous new trilogy, she must navigate a world of paranormal fantasy, romance, and mystery all on her... show more
If being the niece of the master detective Sherlock Holmes affords Evelina Cooper any special privileges in Victorian London, she has yet to encounter them. In the second book of this marvelous new trilogy, she must navigate a world of paranormal fantasy, romance, and mystery all on her own.Advance praise for Emma Jane Holloway’s Evelina Cooper novels “Sherlock Holmes’s niece Evelina Cooper is a charming addition to the canon.”—Jacqueline Carey, on A Study in Silks “Quite a ride through an alternate Victorian England, full of thrills and frills.”—Nicole Peeler, on A Study in Darkness “Magic, machines, mystery, and mayhem: This book has just about everything.”—Kevin Hearne, on A Study in Ashes
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 29th 2013
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 513
Edition language: English
Series: The Baskerville Affair (#2)
Oh, boy. I don’t know if you remember my review of A Study in Silks, but I was a bit disappointed, thought it was slow, and left much to be desired. A Study in Darkness was no different.The story is fantastic. I love it, I really do. Sherlock Holmes’ niece. Ye olde English times. Pretty outfits. Sex...
I remember that I had a slight complaint after the first book. It was to do with too many inner monologues to explain the world building to the reader. Well, it's all gone now. A Study in Darkness is extremely intense and utterly awesome. There, I said it. Wonderful steampunk read, and I even didn't...
In a steampunk version of London Evelina Cooper is forced to work for one of the city’s tyrannical steam barons after a broken heart leads her into a compromising situation. A Study in Darkness is book two of The Baskerville Affair trilogy, and while just as long and lush with detail as its predece...
Evelina Cooper has lost everything that is important for her. Forced to remove herself from society to endure her grandmother's attempts to find her a husband, Evelina still aches over the separation from her best friend, and the loss of the two men that she loves. Little does she know that soon s...
I was more than ready to start this, because I had recently finished the first title in the trilogy. Masterfully wrapping up some loose ends from the first book, while opening other threads, it is obvious that the author knows her craft. Ends on a heck of a cliffhanger, and I can't wait to read th...