By Emma Jane Holloway
Before Evelina’s even unpacked her robes for a rustic apartment get together, an indiscretion places her within the energy of the ruthless Gold King, who recruits her as his undercover agent. He is aware her disreputable prior and exiles her to the rank alleyways of Whitechapel with orders to unmask his foe.
As probability mounts, Evelina struggles among hiding her unlawful magic and succumbing to the darker elements of her strength. One course retains her safe; the opposite retains her alive. For uprising is brewing, a sorcerer desires her soul, and not anyone can guard her within the looking grounds of Jack the Ripper.
Praise for Emma Jane Holloway’s A examine in Silks
“This ebook has on the subject of every thing: magic, machines, secret, mayhem, and all of the possibility one expects while people’s loves and fears collide. I can’t wait to come back to the area of Evelina Cooper!”—Kevin Hearne, New York Times bestselling writer of The Iron Druid Chronicles
“As Sherlock Holmes’s niece, investigating homicide whereas navigating the advanced shoals of Society—and romance—in another Victorian England, Evelina Cooper is a captivating addition to the canon.”—Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling writer of the Kushiel’s Legacy series
“Holloway takes us for particularly a experience, as her plot snakes via an alternative Victorian England choked with intrigue, romance, homicide, and tiny sandwiches. filled with either thrills and frills.”—Nicole Peeler, writer of the Jane real series
“A examine in Silks is an enthralling, adventurous trip with a heroine who's either smart and proficient. The brushes with the Sherlock Holmes mythos merely upload to the joys of this story, and readers are guaranteed to fall in love with Evelina and the London she inhabits.”—Philippa Ballantine, writer of Geist
“In A research in Silks, Emma Jane Holloway has created a superb reimagining of the Sherlock Holmes mythos set in a late-Victorian Britain governed by means of nefarious business titans referred to as steam barons. Holloway’s shrewdpermanent writing, awareness to aspect, and stylish characters forge a desirable global that mixes brass-plated steampunk know-how with magic. by way of turns a coming-of-age tale, a gas-lamp mystery, and a fantastic magical delusion, A learn in Silks is the optimal novel of an writer to watch.”—Susan Griffith, writer of the Vampire Empire series
“Holloway stuffs her experience with an abundance of characters and concepts and fills her heroine with skills and graces, all inside of a enjoyable, brisk narrative.”—Publishers Weekly
“Splendid . . . The characters are completely fascinating and the worldbuilding is first-rate.”—RT ebook studies (four stars)
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A Study in Darkness: Book Two in The Baskerville Affair by Emma Jane Holloway