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Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 6 years ago
Outstanding yet again! The Faraday Files is one of my most favorite series! The 1900s alternate steampunk London (Darrington City) and the diverse cast of characters found a place in my heart in Kate Mcintyre's debut, The Deathsniffer's Assistant, and I've been watching the characters struggle and c...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 8 years ago
In my review of the first book in the series, The Deathsniffer's Assistant, I remarked on Olivia's general unpleasantness, but I'm glad to be able to say that during this book she thaws somewhat and becomes bearable. Another crime to solve, this one is more special in the sense that it has to do w...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 8 years ago
The Timeseer's Gambit is the second book in The Faraday Files series by a fantastic up & coming author, Kate McIntyre. I fell in love with the first book The Deathsniffer's Assisstant when I read it last year and I have been not-so-patiently waiting a whole year for this second book. I can't get eno...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 9 years ago
The Deathsniffer's Assistant brings you a good, old crime to solve in an alternate magical 19th Century England setting. Chris, as a Wordweaver (someone who can put down words very fast, and is looked down upon by everyone), can't find a job to support his little sister except with the eccentric Dea...
Stewartry rated it 9 years ago
I have had wildly variable luck with steampunk. So perhaps it's just as well that The Deathsniffer's Assistant wasn't deep-dyed steampunk. There was a lot to like about the setting and writing, magic and the way it was used. But I couldn't warm to any of the characters. The young hero, Christopher, ...
Witty Little Knitter
Witty Little Knitter rated it 9 years ago
This Review also appears on Bibliodaze After losing his parents in the Floating Castle Incident, the sensitive and mannered Chris Buckley has spent six years raising his magically talented little sister, Rosemary, on the savings that his once-wealthy family left behind. But that money is drying up...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it 9 years ago
I have a weakness for books with cool settings so when I read the preview for The Deathsniffer's Assistant and it said it had a 'unique pseudo-Edwardian setting' with floating castles, I knew I just had to read this book. I'm glad I did because it was fantastic! I was immediately drawn to the pseud...
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