Madame Vastra, the fabled Lizard Woman of Paternoster Row, knew death in many shapes and forms. But perhaps one of the most bizarre of these was death by snow....
On a cold day in December, two young boys, tired of sweeping snow from the workhouse yard, decide to build a snowman - and are confronted with a strange and grisly mystery. In horrified fascination, they watch as their snowman begins to bleed....
The search for answers to this impossible event will plunge Harry into the most hazardous - and exhilarating - adventure of his life. He will encounter a hideous troll. He will dine with a mysterious parlour maid. And he will help the Great Detective Madame Vastra save the world from the terrifying Devil in the Smoke.
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I want more of the Great Detective!
This was a fun read for those out there that love Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint, and Strax. I am really hopping to see more books about them or even perhaps a spin off show.
This is a light read. Fun, entertaining, but something that even a child could listen to. I don't know exactly what other books I would compare it too.
I have not listened to any of Dan Starkey's other performances, but I loved his narration!
Yes I listened to this book all in one sitting. Then I listened to it again the next day just for fun while I was cleaning the house.
I loved this fun and entertaining book!
great short story
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