Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Can't Wait Wednesday No. 28: A Conspiracy In Belgravia, by Sherry Thomas

Welcome to "Can't Wait Wednesday"!
This is a weekly event hosted by
Tressa @ Wishful Endings, and inspired by "Waiting On Wednesday", which used to be hosted by
 Jill @ Breaking the Spine.

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As in the previous meme, this one showcases future releases  we book  bloggers 
are eagerly anticipating!!
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Here's my choice for this week!

 A Conspiracy In Belgravia
(Lady Sherlock, Book 2)
Trade Paperback,  336 pages
Berkley Books
September 5, 2017    
Historical Fiction, Mystery,
Sherlock Holmes

The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in the atmospheric second novel in New York Times bestseller Sherry Thomas's Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series.

Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she’s had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but she’s not prepared for the new client who arrives at her Upper Baker Street office.

Lady Ingram, wife of Charlotte’s dear friend and benefactor, wants Sherlock Holmes to find her first love, who failed to show up at their annual rendezvous. Matters of loyalty and discretion aside, the case becomes even more personal for Charlotte as the missing man is none other than Myron Finch, her illegitimate half brother.

In the meanwhile, Charlotte wrestles with a surprising proposal of marriage, a mysterious stranger woos her sister Livia, and an unidentified body that surfaces where least expected. Charlotte’s investigative prowess is challenged as never before: Can she find her brother in time—or will he, too, end up as a nameless corpse somewhere in the belly of London?

Why I can't wait for this one!

OMG!! I'm an OBSESSED fan of Sherlock Holmes, and this author has turned him, and Holmes's faithful assistant, into women, which makes me even MORE interested in this book!!!
Here is a new adventure, yet another of the great detective's brilliant exploits, except that now, as it turns out, this brilliance is due to a female brain! Are you surprised to hear that I've already pre-ordered this novel? And I would have NEVER heard of it, had it not been for the FABULOUS Barb, who blogs over at  Booker T's Farm: Books and Nails and Puppy Dog Tales!! Yes, I discovered this TERRIFIC book on Barb's "Stacking The Shelves"/"Sunday Post" post, which you can access HERE. Thanks SO much, Barb!!

Sherry Thomas writes both historical romance and young adult fantasy.

On the romance side, she is one of the most acclaimed authors working in the genre today, her books regularly receiving starred reviews and best-of-the-year honors from trade publications. She is also a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® Award.

On the young adult fantasy side,  her debut book, The Burning Sky, book 1 of the Elemental Trilogy, has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and been named to the Autumn ’13 Kids’ Indie Next List.

Sherry writes in her second language. She learned English by reading romance and science fiction—every word Isaac Asimov ever wrote, in fact. She is proud to say that her son is her biggest fanboy—for the YA fantasy, not the romances. At least, not yet…

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  1. I haven't read the first book yet, but I am DYING to!! I am also OBSESSED with Sherlock Holmes, and I love the idea of a woman in the role!! Not to mention the stunning cover - which is so haunting and atmospheric.
    Amazing choice this week, Maria!! <3 <3 :) :) HUGS!!
    Here's my WoW

    Amy @ A Magical World Of Words

    1. Hi, Amy!

      Yeah, now that I know there's a first book, I want to read it, too!! I really should have ordered it

      SO happy to hear that you, too, are an OBSESSED Sherlock Holmes fan!! YAAAAASSS!! And I, too, love that Sherry Thomas has transformed the immortal detective into a woman. YAAAAAYYY!!!

      I agree about that cover; it really is STUNNING, as well as haunting and atmospheric.

      I'm SO glad you share my enthusiasm for this book, Amy!!

      Thanks for the AWESOME comment!! <3 <3 <3 :) :)

  2. Ah, this sounds wonderful! This series is just going from strength to strength!

    1. Hi, Veruska!

      This is the first book of the series I've ever come across. Now I need to read the first one! Lol.

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  3. I'm so glad that I was able to share this book with you. The first book was sooooo awesome and I'm pretty sure you'll love this series. Thanks for the shout-out and such kind words. The boys and I wish you the greatest of weeks!

    1. Hi, Barb!

      Yeah, I can't thank you enough for featuring it on your "Stacking The Shelves" post!! I don't think I would have heard of it otherwise!

      And you read the first book, and LOVED it? WOWZA!! Of course, I totally need to read it, too!!

      You're very welcome for the shout-out, as well as my kind words, Barb! You truly deserve both!! And I always like to credit the bloggers who have put AWESOME books like this one on my radar!

      I'm wishing the greatest of weeks to you & the boys, as well!! <3 <3 <3

      Thanks for such a lovely, sweet, comment!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  4. This sounds like a really good read and I am going to check into the first book. The cover is gorgeous! Great choice.

    Jenea's Book Obsession's Can't-Wait Wednesday

    1. Hi, Jenea!

      Yes, it sure does!! I have just found out about it, too, thanks to Barb @ Booker T's Farm! Now I need to get and read the first book! And I love the cover, too!

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 :)

  5. I have the first book on my Kindle but I haven't read it yet! It sounds so good though! Awesome pick this week!

    Crystal Book Snob

    1. Hi, Crystal!

      Oh, you have it on your Kindle? Well, you gotta get to it! I have to order it, but, since I've pre-ordered the hardcover, I want the first book to be a hardcover, too.

      Glad you loved my pick this week! Yes, I'd DEFINITELY say this is an awesome book!!

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 :)

  6. I haven't heard of this series until now!! It seems like Sherlock Holmes type of series are getting popular! I know A Study in Charlotte was released last year, and that got a lot of buzz as well. I hope you love this!!

    Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!

    1. Hi, Gennifer!

      I hadn't heard of it, either, until I discovered this book on Barb's blog, Booker T's Farm. I immediately KNEW I would feature this book on this week's CWW post!! I have already pre-ordered it from Amazon. Now I have to order the first book, lol.

      I read "A Study In Charlotte" and LOVED it!! This one is slightly different, though, because Sherry Thomas turns Holmes & his assistant, Dr. Watson, into women. I KNOW I'm going to LOVE this book, and the first one, too!!

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 :)

  7. I haven't read the first book, but this series sounds so good! It's on my too read list for sure.

    1. Hi, Wendy!

      Yeah, I need to read the first book, too! I just found out about this one, thanks to Barb @ Booker T's Farm. I LOVE the concept of this series!!

      Thanks for commenting!! HUGS TO YOU & MOUSE!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  8. This sounds interesting. I am curious how the character of Holmes, other then being a woman, if different. If you read and post on this, I would be curious to know what you think.

    1. Hi, Brian!

      Oh, definitely!! And I'm just as curious as you are about the character of this female Holmes.

      I DEFINITLY want to read this! I've already pre-ordered the book from Amazon, so, when it comes in, I'll be diving in! (Well, I do have a book to review for a blog tour, on Sept. 21st. So I will have to start on this book after that.

      Thanks for the nice comment!! <3 :)

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    1. Hi, Ronyell!

      Yes, it SURE does! Glad you like my pick!! :)

      Thanks for the comment!! <3 :)

  10. Ooh what an amazing cover!!!

    1. Hi, Greg!

      Yeah, DEFINITELY!! And I'm pretty sure the story inside will be just as amazing!!

      Thanks for commenting!! <3 :)

  11. This is the first time I'm hearing about this series! This sounds amazing, I'm definitely going to check these books out!

    Thanks for sharing!
    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

    1. Hi, Brittany!

      This is actually my first time, too, lol. Now I need to get the first book in the series! I LOVE Sherlock Holmes, and want to see how this pans out with a FEMALE Holmes.

      You're very welcome for the sharing! Thanks to you for commenting!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)


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