...for me, the stand-out element is the amount of humour in the story - caricatures abound from the butlers and their gloves, to Emily, Rose's friend in mourning. A historical giggle with darkness and magic.
Grave robbers, magicians and ancient feline guardians will keep young readers gripped.
This stunning debut by Australian author Janine Beacham is definitely one for the curious, who love stories that are a little dark and a little different
Fun to read, this is a sprightly told tale of murder and trickery with a twisty plot and a cast of unlikely characters led by the smart and determined Rose Raventhorpe.
This is a funny, page turner of a book...
This is an unputdownable, exciting first book in a new series: Rose Raventhope Investigates, full of surprises and seeped in Victorian atmosphere with interesting, well-rounded characters. It will keep you guessing to the very end.