Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices #1)

Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices, #1)Lady of Devices by Shelley Adina

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love love love this book! What an adventure I have been on. Back to the past where steam was a magnificent thing!! A wonderful main character Lady Claire is. She is strong, quick witted , and has an amazing mind. I can’t wait to read the next two books!

Audio Book Review:
I love love love this book! What an adventure I have been on. Back to the past where steam was a magnificent thing!! A wonderful main character Lady Claire is. She is strong, quick witted , and has an amazing mind. I loved how this story came to life while listening to it.

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Book Summary:

London, 1889. Victoria is Queen. Charles Darwin’s son is Prime Minister. And steam is the power that runs the world. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, was expected to do nothing more than pour an elegant cup of tea, sew a fine seam, and catch a rich husband. Unfortunately, Claire’s talents lie not in the ballroom, but in the chemistry lab, where things have a regrettable habit of blowing up. When her father gambles the estate on the combustion engine and loses, Claire finds herself down and out on the mean streets of London. But being a young woman of resources and intellect, she turns fortune on its head. It’s not long before a new leader rises in the underworld, known only as the Lady of Devices . . . When she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her talents may encompass more than the invention of explosive devices. They may help her realize her dreams and his . . . if they can both stay alive long enough to see that sometimes the closest friendships can trigger the greatest betrayals . . .

Adam Frankenstein: A Collection of Short Stories

Adam Frankenstein: A Collection of Short StoriesAdam Frankenstein: A Collection of Short Stories by Sheila English

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I think I fell in LOVE with Adam Frankenstein! I couldn’t put these stories down. I was hooked from the first page and kept going. I can’t tell you much about the story, I don’t want to spoil the surprises. But this is a must read, so put it on your Halloween to read list! You won’t be disappointed.

Audio Book Review:
This story just gets better and better! Just hearing someone else read it put me back in summer camp, and telling scary, thrilling stories around the camp fire. I seriously wanted to go out and build a fire and roast marshmallows while listening, and if it stormed, it would be even better! The gist is go get this book, it’s AMAZING! Adam and his story won’t disappoint.

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Book Summary:
What if the Frankenstein creature didn’t die in a fire,a crumbling castle or on a glacier? What if he never died at all?

Adam Frankenstein, a product of science and magic. A creature of horror, come-to-life. In this re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s famous creature, Adam is still alive and his stories are that of legend. A lonely and reluctant hero looking for redemption and salvation through the ages.

Four stories, through the years, follow Adam as he struggles to understand his place in a world of men who would reject him, kill him. He looks to create humanity in himself while questioning those who were born with it.

Mary Shelley’s League of Supernatural Hunters: Origins of Adam

Mary Shelley learns of supernatural creatures and real meaning of the word monster as she encounters a man unlike any other. A creature not born of woman, but created from the body of a circus strongman killed while trying to save a lion tamer. She must decide who to trust, the vampire, the witch, the mad scientist or the creature. Either way, Mary’s seen enough to know she will need an army to fight those things not easily killed.

Frankenstein’s Companion

19th century England, friendless and alone in the world, Adam Frankenstein, the creation of a mad scientist and his witch lover, becomes an assassin for hire. When a powerful mage hires him to find his kidnapped daughter and kill the man who took her, Adam strikes a bargain of his own. The mage has an immortal dog and Adam will do anything to own it.

The Therapist and the Dead

Brooklyn, New York in the 1980’s was a place where monsters could blend in. Life has been long and cruel, so Adam keeps his appointment with Dr. Stein, the most expensive and sought after psychologist in the city, to talk of immortality and murder.

Adam Frankenstein, U.S. Marshal

Adam joins the 21st Century, and takes up residence in Houston, Texas. While waiting for his next mission from the League of Supernatural Hunters, he becomes Adam Frank, U.S. Marshal. His new partner is Marshal Rebecca Hughes, a by-the-book woman with a non-nonsense approach to life, with no idea who he really is, but that’s all about to change. When he wakes up dead and learns someone has stolen his dog, Texas may not be big enough to hold his wrath.