The Affair of the Porcelain Dog
Publish date: 2011-06-14
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Pages no: 236
Edition language: English
This review will be filled with rambliness. I don't know why I took so long to read this. I'm not sure I can explain why it pulled me in so much. The scattered Sherlock references? Starting with the MC's name, Ira Adler? His bittersweet relationship with criminal underlord Dr. Goddard? The web of s...
This is most definitely not a romance, and I found I didn't miss it at all. The mystery to this story is compelling, and well developed. Although the book was slow building, I found myself drawn into the world of the characters, and was fascinated by their relationships, and interactions. The charac...
A solid, entertaining read. The MC has a wonderfully wry, self-deprecating way of looking at his pampered life as a crime lord's kept man. As things heat up in the race to find the porcelain dog, Ira finds himself knee deep in opium lords and evil doctors - murder and mayhem ensues! There is no onsc...
It says something about today's publishing market that someone thought this would sell better billed as m/m romance than as what it really is: a mystery. Yes, there are homosexuals in the book, but if you go in expecting either Hott Sexxxy Times or Love Conquering All Odds you will be gravely disapp...
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