Belimai Sykes is many things: a Prodigal, the descendant of ancient demons, a creature of dark temptations and rare powers. He is also a man with a brutal past and a dangerous addiction.And Belimai Sykes is the only man Captain William Harper can turn to when faced with a series of grisly... show more
Belimai Sykes is many things: a Prodigal, the descendant of ancient demons, a creature of dark temptations and rare powers. He is also a man with a brutal past and a dangerous addiction.And Belimai Sykes is the only man Captain William Harper can turn to when faced with a series of grisly murders.But Mr. Sykes does not work for free and the price of Belimai’s company will cost Captain Harper far more than his reputation.From the ornate mansions of noblemen, where vivisection and sorcery are hidden beneath a veneer of gold, to the steaming slums of Hells Below, Captain Harper must fight for justice and for his life.His enemies are many and his only ally is a devil he knows too well. Such are the dangers of dealing with the wicked.
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, M M Romance
3,2 starsWicked Gentlemen consist of two books. In spite of I enormously enjoyed the first book, the second book didn't meet my expectations.It is the reason for my muted reaction. Full review will come later. I hope. I'm slightly disappointed right now.
Published in October 2007, Captain William Harper and Prodigal Belimai Sykes were introduced to the world and quickly went on to be the stars of the award winning novel Wicked Gentlemen, which is actually the compilation of two separate books—the first, “Mr. Sykes and the Firefly” told in the first ...
I had read many good reviews and as I started to read, I could see why there was so much positive comments.The book has two parts and the second part is my favorite. I wanted to give the story 4 stars while I was reading it but when I finished it, I knew this is definitely a five star book.The world...
Oh my, so much goodness in packed in this little book. Mystery, deception, intrigue, gore, addiction, demons, injustice, revenge, redemption and flying. The flying is totally cool. And from it all, the unlikely pairing of Harper and Belimai. They have a guarded, yet genuine connection and their r...
4,5 starsIt would have been a 5 stars rating if I had had my fill of the murders plot lines, but I revelled in this world, in every street, every alley, windowsill, roof-top, every dark corner and gas lamp from White Chapel to Hell’s Bellow.I fell for Belimai and the “Flower of Evil” texture of his ...
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