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

Best of 2012: The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye – Guest Post by Lynn Shepherd

This guest post was very kindly written by author Lynn Shepherd. Lynn is the author of two historical crime fiction novels, Murder at Mansfield Park and Tom-All-Alone's. A Treacherous Likeness, the follow-up to Tom-All-Alone's, will be published in February 2013. All Lynn's books are published by Corsair, an imprint of Constable and Robinson. Here she… Continue reading Best of 2012: The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye – Guest Post 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