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Bearing an Hourglass
Piers Anthony
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
A Curse Dark As Gold - Audio Library Edition
Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
Les Misérables
Victor Hugo, Isabel Florence Hapgood
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson
Healing Trauma
Peter A. Levine
Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles 8 Book Bundle: The Surgeon, The Apprentice, The Sinner, Body Double, Vanish, The Mephisto Club, The Keepsake, Ice Cold
Tess Gerritsen
Ripper - Amy Carol Reeves Ripper is another take on the infamous and unsolved Jack the Ripper murders. This one features Arabella Sharp, an independently minded young woman who tries to save the victims before it was too late. She quickly realize that more is going on then the police can comprehend and it involves her.
I really enjoyed the historical accuracy of this book. The tone felt very appropriate and the details really pulled me in. Arabella is thoughtful and clearheaded. The only negative would be how distant her voice is and how intense her actions are. Because the narration was so emotionally removed most of her actions felt like they were coming out of nowhere. That also pulled the punch of the bad guy development.