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This was such an enjoyable read. I love Lord Akeldama he is just fabulous.

This book was everything I wanted in a story. Loved it.
I really liked this quirky steampunk meets vampires meets werewolves book. The author has set up an urban-fantasy world where the supernatural are accepted by the mainstream. This is what took me a bit to get used to....I'm just not used to 19th century Londoners knowind and accepting vampires/werewolves. lol

I thought it was going to just be another one of those books on the supernatural bandwagon but this one was actually a little different. I really loved the strong female main character. She
I absolutely loved this book, light, funny with just a smidgen of snark! The characters are all colorful, it has a good mix of paranormal beings and just enough romance to make my heart glad. Truly a delight...
Katharine Sadler
This was the second steampunk novel I've tried and the second one I couldn't finish. I may just not be a fan of steampunk. I loved the idea of this. The beginning was really fun. I just got bored with it by page 75 and the characters started to seem silly to me. I think Carriger over-explains. I don't need to be reminded every time Alexia acts that she is bound by such and such rule of society. I got it from the first explanation. I generally don't like characters who lack a soul or a sense of m ...more
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