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The Revenant Express

Written by George Mann — The Revenant Express returns us to the Victorian steampunk universe found in George Mann’s Newbury and Hobbes novels, which the author last visited in 2013 with The Executioner’s Heart. The year is 1903, and Sir Maurice Newbury, adventurer and occult…
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The Royal Ghost by Linda Stratmann

Linda Stratmann is an author we’re familiar with here at Crime Fiction Lover for her Frances Doughty mysteries. The Royal Ghost is slightly different. It’s the second book in the author’s Mina Scarletti series and is set in 1870s Brighton. It features an amateur sleuth…
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First look: A Fever of the Blood

Look what’s arrived, all wrapped up, but not exactly for Christmas. It’s got some kind of Victorian flyer with it, and a mysterious black feather. Our forensics team have determined that it’s not an authentic flyer, but the design does look mighty accomplished, and it…
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Kitty Peck and the Child of Ill Fortune

Written by Kate Griffin — Following Kate Griffin’s debut Victorian crime thriller, Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, we once again find ourselves transported back to the 1880s to the gaslit alleyways of Limehouse. Kitty has now inherited Paradise, a criminal network previously ruled by the fearsome Lady Ginger….
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The Dead Assassin

Written by Vaughn Entwistle — It may be 15 months since Titan Books published The Revenant of Thraxton Hall, the first of the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but in Vaughn Enwistle’s Victorian literary universe, only a few short weeks have passed. Doyle is…
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Two Bronze Pennies

Written by Chris Nickson — We first met Inspector Tom Harper in Gods of Gold. Now he returns, newly married, but still trying to keep the peace in a wintry and grimy Leeds, the industrial city in the north of England. It is Christmas 1890,…
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