It may be said many times that ' a person could not put the book down' but this really was one of those. What a wonderful story with truly interestin..Show More »g funny characters. It had me both laughing and cringing in parts as it did express often how people spoke to females in this Victorian time period. A murder whodunit with plenty of twists. Highly recommend
I am not normally a lover of 'the second book' but I wanted to give this a chance as there were so many loose ends left after the first novel. This s..Show More »tory maintains the humour of the first book and plays out a very gruesome but satisfying murder mystery. There are some laugh out very loud moments ( particularly in relation to Sidney's outrageous mother) and some truly horrific touches which make this an overall thoroughly entertaining listen. The loose ends are developed and at the end I retained my commitment to carry on with this excellent series. Emma Gregory is a talented reader who conveys the humour and over the top atmosphere to perfection. This is a book that is not be be taken seriously and this makes it all the more enjoyable.
The series continues to get better and better. This author really puts together characters that both make you smile and tear your hair out in frus..Show More »tration. I can not recommend this book and the rest of the series enough.