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The Osiris Ritual - George Mann
The Osiris Ritual
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Sir Maurice Newbury, Gentleman Investigator for the Crown, imagines life can be a little quieter from now on after his dual success in solving The Affinity Bridge affair. But he hasn't banked on his villainous predecessor, Knox, hell bent on achieving immortality, not to mention a secret agent... show more
Sir Maurice Newbury, Gentleman Investigator for the Crown, imagines life can be a little quieter from now on after his dual success in solving The Affinity Bridge affair. But he hasn't banked on his villainous predecessor, Knox, hell bent on achieving immortality, not to mention a secret agent who isn't quite as he seems.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781906727048 (190672704X)
Publisher: Snowbooks
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
Series: Newbury and Hobbes (#2)
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Community Reviews
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
This series is growing on me. The first book I thought was merely serviceable, with a bit of a revelation at the end that made one of the characters much more interesting. Either the author has gotten better at plotting, or the tension has been amped up, or I was just in a better mood to enjoy Victo...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I enjoyed this book though I thought there was going to be more rivalry between Knox and Newbury. I finally figured out why this feels more like an homage to Sherlock Holmes than it does Steampunk. None of the main characters are inventors, although Newbury admires new inventions he isn't pushing ...
crownoflaurel
crownoflaurel rated it
Not as great as the first, but still decent.
CharlotteBuriedinBooks
CharlotteBuriedinBooks rated it
2.0
A promising start that didn't quite live up to the first book in the series.A Mummy unwrapping - a thoroughly Victorian thing, tales of a ritual that could prolong life. A series of gruesome murders. Run along side this a series of disappearances of young women and a rogue agent that leaves a very ...
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