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  • The Janus Affair

  • A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel, Book 2
  • By: Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60

Certainly no strangers to peculiar occurrences, agents Wellington Books and Eliza Braun are nonetheless stunned to observe a fellow passenger aboard Britain's latest hypersteam train suddenly vanish in a dazzling bolt of lightning. They soon discover this is not the only such disappearance...with each case going inexplicably unexamined by the Crown. The fate of England is once again in the hands of an ingenious archivist paired with a beautiful, fearless lady of adventure.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A peculiar affair

  • By Alan on 14-04-13

Where is the next audiobook?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-17

I loved this book and the characters but I wish audible had all the books and not skip the next two. I live in Sweden so I will have to wait for the two books to arrive by slow mail.

  • Romancing the Inventor

  • A Supernatural Society Novella
  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Emma Newman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

Imogene Hale is a lowly parlor maid with a soul-crushing secret. Seeking solace, she takes work at a local hive, only to fall desperately in love with the amazing lady inventor the vampires are keeping in the potting shed. Genevieve Lefoux is heartsick, lonely, and French. With culture, class, and the lady herself set against the match, can Imogene and her duster overcome all odds and win Genevieve's heart, or will the vampires suck both of them dry?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent short story

  • By Claire on 05-08-18

Not what I expected from Gail Carriger

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-17

The book can easily be summarized in one sentence, too easily! There is no wit or humor. The main character is incredibly boring and rather silly. I'm not very fond of her inner dialogue nor how it was interpreted by the narrator. I never laughed nor smiled when I listened to this book. I'm terrified this book was a writing exercise in preparation for writing the third book in the custard protocol which will be from Primrose's perspective. Terrified! Because this book was awful but I adore the parasol protectorate and the custard protectorate!

  • Prudence

  • Book One of The Custard Protocol
  • By: Gail Carriger
  • Narrated by: Moira Quirk
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

On behalf of queen, country...and the perfect pot of tea. When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances - names it the Spotted Crumpet and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea. But India has more than just tea on offer. Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great continuation

  • By Mathias on 01-05-15

The narration is not the best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-17

If you have heard the narrator to the finishing school or parasol protectorate, then you are up for a surprise. It is very disturbing to have some characters completely change their dialect. Biffy always spoke perfect English but had a Spanish heritage that was not obvious until his full name was known. Now suddenly he sounds like a fake-Italian. Very annoying!