By Emma Jane Holloway
Before Evelina’s even unpacked her robes for a rustic residence celebration, an indiscretion places her within the energy of the ruthless Gold King, who recruits her as his secret agent. He understands her disreputable earlier and exiles her to the rank alleyways of Whitechapel with orders to unmask his foe.
As possibility 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 nobody 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 the entire possibility one expects while people’s loves and fears collide. I can’t wait to come to the realm 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 complex shoals of Society—and romance—in an alternative Victorian England, Evelina Cooper is an enthralling addition to the canon.”—Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling writer of the Kushiel’s Legacy series
“Holloway takes us for really a experience, as her plot snakes via another Victorian England choked with intrigue, romance, homicide, and tiny sandwiches. packed with either thrills and frills.”—Nicole Peeler, writer of the Jane real series
“A research in Silks is a captivating, adventurous trip with a heroine who's either shrewdpermanent and gifted. The brushes with the Sherlock Holmes mythos purely upload to the thrill 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 examine in Silks, Emma Jane Holloway has created an excellent reimagining of the Sherlock Holmes mythos set in a late-Victorian Britain governed through nefarious business titans known as steam barons. Holloway’s shrewdpermanent writing, realization to element, and stylish characters forge a desirable international that mixes brass-plated steampunk know-how with magic. by way of turns a coming-of-age tale, a gas-lamp mystery, and a fanciful magical fable, A examine 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 abilities and graces, all inside a enjoyable, brisk narrative.”—Publishers Weekly
“Splendid . . . The characters are completely captivating and the worldbuilding is first-rate.”—RT booklet stories (four stars)
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A Study in Darkness: Book Two in The Baskerville Affair by Emma Jane Holloway