Series: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel, 12
Publication Date: 13 April 2021
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Meet Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewelyn, private enquiry agents residing in London where the novel begins in the year 1893. Follow these two interesting characters around London as they attempt to keep the high strung Tsarevich Nicholas safe as he attends a royal wedding. Please do not refer to them as detectives; remember they are private enquiry agents!
The investigation into the mysterious La Sylphide, the mysterious person shadowing the Nicholas, takes the pair through all walks of Victorian life. Walk in the Palace Gardens, ride in Hyde Park, attend a masquerade ball and step into the seamy side of night life as the men investigate the identity of the mysterious La Sylphide and what harm might befall the Tsarevich.
A blend of mystery and intrigue as Barker and Llewelyn work to solve the mystery of La Sylphide. All is not what it seems when the men finally solve the mysterious person behind La Sylphide. The resolution of the mystery brings major turmoil to the life of one of the men. Read this intriguing nineteenth century historical mystery to find out who La Sylphide is and what exactly this person is after.
This ARC copy was received from Minotaur Books and Netgalley. The above thoughts and opinions are wholly my own.