Published Today: A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd

A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd is a historical novel, but it is also a mystery, a thriller, a crime novel - there is so much inside its pages. It picks up where Shepherd's previous novel Tom-All-Alone's left off, with Victorian detective Charles Maddox finding a card left for him bearing the name 'Shelley' -… Continue reading Published Today: A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd

A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd

I thought I'd take a break from my Best of 2012 series to write about a book I've just finished and am sure will feature in my best books of 2013 - keep an eye out for it in February! A Treacherous Likeness is the follow up (though not strictly a sequel) to Tom-All-Alone's (published… Continue reading A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd

Notes: Tom-All-Alone’s by Lynn Shepherd

Tom-All-Alone's caused a lot of (positive) fuss when it came out earlier this year, but I don't really have a good reason for not having read it before now, except that its association with Charles Dickens seemed to be a big selling point and I have honestly never been a fan of Dickens. I know, I… Continue reading Notes: Tom-All-Alone’s by Lynn Shepherd