Sunday, May 20, 2012

Timeless by Gail Carriger

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This is the last book in the Parasol Protectorate series. It makes me a little sad. I've loved watching Alexia and Lord Maccon duke it out in wits over the course of the previous books. Alexia is a hoot and a strong match for her Alpha Wolf husband.

We find out a bit more about Alexia's preternatural state and who her father was. They travel to Egypt and there are muggings, kidnappings, and crazy old vampires out to kill everyone. It's fun and funny, and even a bit tender in spots.

The first half was a bit slow but overall the ending made up for it. It ends well and that makes me happy. And they lived happilish everish after.


I have happy news that Gail Carriger is continuing her series but in a new direction with Lady and Lord Maccon's child Prudence.  Looks like we'll expect the first book in Fall of 2013 or early 2014. Yeah! More Parasol Protectorate fun!!!!!

4 comments:

  1. Love this series! I will have to read this one.

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  2. It's always sad when a beloved series ends but I like when they go out strong instead of limping across the finish line :)

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  3. I was just asking someone else to recommend a steampunk book that both myself and my reluctant reader might enjoy and this series was recommended. Clearly, if you've read them all, I'd say you concur with that assessment!

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  4. I haven't started this one yet but it is on the list. I do like to read series when they all the books are out so now would be a good time to start. :)

    -jehara

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