By Amanda Quick
The moment girls of Lantern road novel from Amanda speedy explores the crimes, passions and paranormal secrets and techniques of Victorian London.
Under the apparent grey skirts of leave out Beatrice Lockwood’s costume, a pistol waits on the prepared. For Beatrice is a paid better half on a mystery mission—and with a mystery past—and she needs to be ready to struggle for her existence at any moment.
Yet she is thrown oddly off shield by means of the fierce-looking guy who joins her in foiling against the law open air a complicated ball—and then disappears into the shadows, leaving purely his card. His identify is Joshua Gage, and he claims to understand Beatrice’s employers. past that, he's an enigma with a hypnotically calm voice and an ebony-and-steel cane. . . .
Joshua, who includes out clandestine investigations for the Crown, is both intrigued. He has a private curiosity in leave out Lockwood, a suspected thief and assassin, let alone a fraudster who claims to have psychical powers. the hunt to find her whereabouts has pulled him clear of his mournful impulses to hurl himself into the sea—and engaged his interest in regards to the actual Beatrice Lockwood, whose spirit, he suspects, isn't as smooth as her face and figure.
He does understand something, notwithstanding: This flame-haired good looks was once current the evening Roland Fleming died on the Academy of the Occult. accountable or now not, she is his advisor to a path of blood and blackmail, mesmerism and madness—a direction that would lead either one of them into the clutches of a killer who calls himself the Bone guy. . . .