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”