Category: Mystery

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Posted February 29, 2024 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Grave Robbery by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Grave Robbery by Deanna Raybourn Veronica and Stoker are back at home working on Lord Rosemorran’s collection when their employer comes to Stoker with a special assignment. He has purchased a wax figure that looks similar to Madame Tussaud‘s Sleeping Beauty, and his youngest Rose would like it to have clockworks inserted so […]

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Review: OverLondon by George Penney and Tony Johnson

OverLondon Authors: George Penney and Tony Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B+ What I’m Talking About: OverLondon is a fantastical adventure filled with sarcasm, satire, and silliness. The story follows former Dread Pirate Purple Reign, now privateer Captain Alex Reign, and her misfit crew as they try to earn/steal enough money to get back their airship, […]

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Posted March 6, 2023 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Sinister Revenge by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Sinister Revenge by Deanna Raybourn Picking up about six months after the conclusion of the previous adventure, Veronica is traveling through Italy with Tiberius, collecting butterflies. Stoker remains absent and unheard from after he left following their last adventure when he thought Veronica was married (she’s not and never was).  After feeling […]

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Posted December 7, 2022 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley The Secret of Bow Lane is the sixth title in the Kat Holloway mysteries, following the adventures of Mayfair cook and local sleuth, Kat Holloway. While each story is an independent mystery, the books are tightly linked together through the development of Kat’s personal growth and evolution; […]

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Posted July 14, 2022 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death at the Crystal Palace by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: Death at the Crystal Palace by Jennifer Ashley Our adventure opens at an outing to the Crystal Palace for Kat, her daughter Grace, and her friends. Mr. Thanos introduces the gang to Lady Covington and her family. She is the widowed sister of Mr. Thanos’s mentor/benefactor. When Kat and Grace are alone, Lady Covington approaches […]

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Posted February 21, 2022 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: An Impossible Imposter by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: An Impossible Imposter by Deanna Raybourn After their dangerous adventures and making new friends in the previous book, Stoker and Veronica enjoy a few weeks of bliss. However, as soon as they return from the royal wedding in Alpenwald, the pair are summoned by Special Inspector Hugo Montgomery, who brings a request of […]

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Posted October 25, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death in Kew Gardens by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: Death in Kew Gardens by Jennifer Ashley Death in Kew Gardens picks up not long after the conclusion of the previous tale. The story opens with Kat and Tess literally running into a Chinese gentleman, who later becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Sir. Jacob, the next door neighbor of the Bywaters and […]

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Posted September 29, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley Scandal Above Stairs continues the story of Kat Halloway, a downstairs cook in the Mayfair residence of Lord Rankin. The story opens about three months after the conclusion of the previous book. Kat remains the household cook for Lady Cynthia, along with her aunt and uncle who are living […]

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Posted September 2, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley Kat Halloway is a downstairs cook, a position that gives her some authority, but she is still clearly a servant and is mostly happy with her place in life. Kat starts the book at a new post in the Mayfair residence of Lord and Lady Rankin. Just after she […]

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Posted March 4, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn The story opens with Veronica and Stoker working on an exhibition for the Curiosity Club. They are erecting a memorial to Alice Baker-Greene, a pioneering mountain climber and member who passed away during a climb in the small country of Alpenwald, whose ruler, Princess Gisela, is coming […]