Poison or Protect: A Delightfully Deadly Novella by Gail CarrigerPoison or Protect: A Delightfully Deadly Novella by Gail Carriger

Poison or Protect: A Delightfully Deadly Novella

byGail Carriger

Paperback | June 21, 2016

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Can one gentle Highland soldier woo Victorian London’s most scandalous lady assassin, or will they both be destroyed in the attempt?

New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger presents a stand-alone romance novella set in her popular steampunk universe full of manners, spies, and dainty sandwiches.

Lady Preshea Villentia, the Mourning Star, has four dead husbands and a nasty reputation. Fortunately, she looks fabulous in black. What society doesn’t know is that all her husbands were marked for death by Preshea’s employer. And Preshea has one final assignment.

It was supposed to be easy, a house party with minimal bloodshed. Preshea hadn’t anticipated Captain Gavin Ruthven – massive, Scottish, quietly irresistible, and… working for the enemy. In a battle of wits, Preshea may risk her own heart – a terrifying prospect, as she never knew she had one.

Gail Carriger writes steampunk comedies of manners mixed with urban fantasy and romance. Her books include the Parasol Protectorate, Custard Protocol, and Delightfully Deadly series for adults, and the Finishing School series for young adults. She is published in 18 different languages and has 13 NYT bestsellers via 7 different lists (...
Title:Poison or Protect: A Delightfully Deadly NovellaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.46 inPublished:June 21, 2016Publisher:GAIL CARRIGER LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:194475105X

ISBN - 13:9781944751050

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Paranormal Romance! This is a fun novella. It is based on a character from her Finishing School series grown up, but can be read without reading any of her other work. This book was full of mystery, murder and romance, with characters that are witty and likeable. A perfect summer adult read.
Date published: 2016-07-08

Editorial Reviews

'Behind the delightful whimsy and snarky observations, there is a great deal of heart and soul...'RT Book Reviews (Custard Protocol series)'A blend of Victorian romance, screwball comedy of manners and alternate history... Intoxicatingly witty'~ Publishers Weekly (Parasol Protectorate series)