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Billionaire's Row
Sullivan Wheeler
The Summer I Became a Nerd
Leah Rae Miller
Tattoos & Teacups
Anna Martin
London Falling
Paul Cornell
The Gravedigger's Brawl
Abigail Roux
The Case of the Rising Star: A Derrick Steele Mystery
Zavo
Hunted
Luke Daniels, Kevin Hearne
Sinner's Gin
Rhys Ford
Going Down for the Count
Cage Thunder
Greg Honey
Russ Gregory
The Affair of the Porcelain Dog - Jess Faraday This is most definitely not a romance, and I found I didn't miss it at all. The mystery to this story is compelling, and well developed. Although the book was slow building, I found myself drawn into the world of the characters, and was fascinated by their relationships, and interactions. The characters themselves are well developed, and richly nuanced. I like how well set in the time period this book feels, and how it doesn't fall victim to a rosy or romanticized view of the past, and avoids becoming some sort of melodrama, or morality tale. Watching Ira grow and change throughout the story was a pleasure, and even though this book wasn't an easy read I ended up truly enjoying it.