The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel (Electric Empire Novels)
Publish date: 2015-02-10
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
The Diabolical Miss Hyde was a fun read, if a little out there. My only strong complaints are that Lizzie's character was more unformed than I prefer her personality had a tendency to flip-flop depending on the moment & what was convenient and Eliza was occasionally stupid for suc...
There is a murderer loose in London that is slicing of women's limbs for some insidious purpose. Dr. Eliza Jekyll is a crime scene investigator and she is called out to the first crime scene and there she meets Captain Lafayette from the Royal Society. She must be very careful around him since magic...
In an electric-powered Victorian London, Dr. Eliza Jekyll is a crime scene investigator, hunting killers with inventive new technological gadgets. Now, a new killer is splattering London with blood, drugging beautiful women and slicing off their limbs. Catching "the Chopper" could make Eliza's caree...
I got to 103 pages and bailed. Life is too short for a meh book!
"The Diabolical Miss Hyde" inhabits a darkly compelling and vividly realised Steampunk world. The plot twists and turns in unexpected ways, and the mix of real history and critical social commentary is well integrated. I struggle when characters are morally ambiguous. There is a lot of ambiguity i...