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Soulless - Gail Carriger, Gail Carriger
Soulless
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Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse... show more
Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire -- and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London's high society? Will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart?SOULLESS is a comedy of manners set in Victorian London: full of werewolves, vampires, dirigibles, and tea-drinking.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780316056632 (0316056634)
ASIN: 316056634
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
Series: Parasol Protectorate (#1)
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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it
3.5 Pinky up while fighting
Lord Conall Maccon,Earl of Woolsey, was Alpha of the local werewolves, and as a result, he had access to a wide array of truly vicious methods of dealing with Miss Alexia Tarabotti. Alexia is a preternatual, she has no soul and is therefore, something between the living and the supernatural. Wheneve...
I want a castle of books
I want a castle of books rated it
0.0 Oh my
When I picked this book up, on my online library, I expected nothing really. I had this idea that this book was for the really young teenagers. Perhaps around 13-14 years old. It certainly is not... Just a warning. Now that that is out of the way let me try to express what I feel about this book. Ho...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it
3.0
I really had to try this out. It was okay. Oh and I think I read this years ago. Not bad but not great either. I felt like this would make a really cool BBC series, now that I’d watch.
Just Another Belle
Just Another Belle rated it
5.0 Soulless, in which a book has stolen my heart & soul, by Gail Carriger
I just finished reading Soulless and I absolutely need to get the rest of the series. I've been saying that all day but now I really mean it since I have no more of it to read. *makes grabby hands* I had first come across this book when I was in high school. I thought it sounded interesting but d...
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie rated it
4.0 "Soulless - The Parasol Protectorate #1" - A truly splendid entertainment for those with a taste for steampunk, urban fantasy, witty writing and a redoubtable, parasol wielding heroine.
"Soulless" did not live down to its title. It is, in fact, a book that demonstrates remarkable spirit and significant amounts of pluck under pressure. Set in an alternative Victorian London, in which vampires and werewolves have been Establishment figures for centuries, dirigibles fill the sky and...
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