ON BEHALF OF QUEEN, COUNTRY...AND THE PERFECT POT OF TEA. When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances -- names it the Spotted Custard and floats to India in pursuit of the... show more
ON BEHALF OF QUEEN, COUNTRY...AND THE PERFECT POT OF TEA.
When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances -- names it the Spotted Custard and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea. But India has more than just tea on offer. Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves. Faced with a dire crisis and an embarrassing lack of bloomers, what else is a young lady of good breeding to do but turn metanatural and find out everyone's secrets, even thousand-year-old fuzzy ones?
Publish date: 2015-03-17
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
Series: The Custard Protocol (#1)
In that way that two strong, bold personalities often have children that have wispy, paler personalities than themselves, Prudence is a pale imitation of Connel and Alexia Maccon in Soulless. It's not for lack of trying, but Carriger's attempts at giving Prudence (Rue) her own eccentric personalit...
Another rollicking romp though an alternate Victorian world full of fun and adventure and wonderfully clever banter. :) In this book, the first volume of The Custard Protocol, we meet Prudence, the all-grown-up daughter of Alexia and Lord Maccon and the other grown-up little ones from the Parasol...
Prudence Akeldama is a very special child, a meta-natural with the power to steal the powers of vampires and werewolves and child of three of the most powerful people in the British Empire – she is destined to be change the world The first mission of which is for her and her merry band of friends ...
10 Things I loved about Prudence This review was originally posted on Bookish Things & More
I love the Parasol Protectorate books - they were the first steampunk romances I really got into, and they had me laughing out loud while still caring very much for Gail Carriger's characters. I didn't really get into the YA Finishing School prequels and got stuck in the middle o...