Genres: Historical Fiction, Crime
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London, 1863: prostitutes in Waterloo area are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim. The police are at a loss and so it falls to courtesan and professional detective Heloise Chancey to investigate. With the assistance of her trusty Chinese maid, Amah Li Leen, Heloise inches closer to the truth. But when Amah is implicated in the brutal plot, Heloise must reconsider who she can trust before the killer strikes again. Continue reading
Genres: Historical fiction
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This book had such a promise. The story is a family saga set in Ethiopia, which to me was enough to entice my curiosity and for the book to make its way to my TBR. It took me months to read this, though. Months!
Gêneros: Mistério, romance histórico, realismo mágico
Este livro foi publicado em 2014, e desde então tenho ouvido muito burburinho sobre ele, sobre como ele é tão único e a história encantadora. A capa certamente é fantástica, e devo confessar que ela e a promessa de um romance de realismo mágico e mistério me atraíram para este livro. Continue reading
Genres: Mystery, magic realism, historic fiction
I’ve been eyeing this book for a while, since it’s been published in 2014. It’s gotten so much buzz since then about its uniqueness and enchanting story. I am trying to broaden my reading experience, and so Magic Realism is something I really wanted to get a bit more of, making this book quite perfect for me. I also must confess the beautiful cover was such a selling point.