Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives

A shaft of dust-laden sunshine lights up the planes of her small cat-like face with its pale hair and sea-green eyes that catch and hold the light. Once more I have explored the sordid streets of mid-Victorian London to follow the investigations of the determined team of police detectives, Stride, Cully and Greig. Carol HedgesContinue reading “Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives”

Jigsaw Pieces by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog #YA

‘He had been part of my everyday life. I hadn’t liked him much, nobody had liked him much, but he’d been there. Now, I’d never see him again.’ This week I chose a book which many people have read several years ago.  I am an ardent fan of the Victorian detective stories of Carol Hedges,Continue reading “Jigsaw Pieces by Carol Hedges #TuesdayBookBlog #YA”

Intrigue & Infamy (The Victorian Detectives Book 7) by Carol Hedges #NewRelease #BookReview #RBRT

Book Description It is 1866, the end of a long hot summer in Victorian London, and the inhabitants are seething with discontent. Much of it is aimed at the foreign population living in the city. So when a well-reputed Jewish tailoring business is set aflame, and the body of the owner is discovered inside, DetectiveContinue reading “Intrigue & Infamy (The Victorian Detectives Book 7) by Carol Hedges #NewRelease #BookReview #RBRT”

Wonders and Wickedness (The Victorian Detectives Book 5) by Carol Hedges

Here, you will indeed find Wonders in alchemy, seances, and on stage, but there is also Wickedness; murder, blackmail and deceit. It is 1864 and the railways have already caused a fatal accident. A brand new department store has opened but the window display contains an extra body which shocks everyone. Thankfully Detective Inspector StrifeContinue reading “Wonders and Wickedness (The Victorian Detectives Book 5) by Carol Hedges”

Rack and Ruin by Carol Hedges

In Rack and Ruin, Victorian progress continues apace.  The age of the railway has begun and people’s homes are being knocked down to make way for the tracks.  It is 1863 and lowly bank clerks, Danton Waxwing and Edwin Persiflage relieve the monotony of their daily drudge by plotting anarchist deeds.  Inspector Lachlan Greig, however, isContinue reading “Rack and Ruin by Carol Hedges”

The Final Virus by Carol Hedges

  This dystopian Young adult novel is set in a bland, pleasant, boring town where a group of intelligent teenagers are “educated” at a school which aims to make them amenable to the World Presidential dictatorship.  Following a cybercrash, global warming, natural disasters and disease, continents had disappeared and the world’s population vastly depleted.  Continue reading “The Final Virus by Carol Hedges”

#Authors to Follow

Since I took a more active part on Twitter in 2013 and more especially after I joined Rosie Amber’s Book Review team in 2014 I have discovered several tremendously rewarding authors, almost all Indie writers.  You have probably already read their books, but just in case you haven’t yet discovered them:- Jan Ruth   JanContinue reading “#Authors to Follow”

Death and Dominion by Carol Hedges

This sensational novel has everything; passion, mystery, love, disappointment and humour.  A devastatingly handsome man, Mr Mark Hawksley, who is not all he seems, impresses all he encounters, from the no-nonsense northern factory owner, Mr Bulstrode, to the russet haired, penniless lady’s companion, Belinda Kite, just arrived in London and hungry for all it offers.Continue reading “Death and Dominion by Carol Hedges”

Honour and Obey by Carol Hedges

Do you want to find yourself walking the streets of Victorian London on a night of “relentless rain” seeing people hurrying back to their semi-detached villas and tiny hovels, a place where evil and kindness stand side by side?   Then this is the book for you. “Honour and Obey” is packed with richly drawn charactersContinue reading “Honour and Obey by Carol Hedges”

Diamonds and Dust by Carol Hedges

“Diamonds and Dust” plunges straight in to the murky night of Victorian London and a dastardly murder. The early descriptive paragraphs of the misty dark river and alleyways, written in the present tense, take you straight to the London of, “Bleak House,” and you are quickly caught up in the mystery and fear. Eighteen yearContinue reading “Diamonds and Dust by Carol Hedges”