Soulless

October 1, 2009|
Soulless by Gail Carriger
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Buffy meets Jane Austen in the first book of this wickedly funnyNYTbestselling series about a young woman whose brush with the supernatural leads to a deadly investigation of London''s high society.

Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she''s a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette.

Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire -- and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate.

With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London''s high society? Will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart?

Soullessis the first book of the Parasol Protectorate series: a comedy of manners set in Victorian London, full of werewolves, vampires, dirigibles, and tea-drinking.
New York Timesbestselling authorGail Carrigerwrites to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in Higher Learning. Ms. Carriger then traveled the historic cities of Europe, subsisting entirely on biscuits secreted in he...
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Title:Soulless
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 in
Published:October 1, 2009
Publisher:Orbit
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780316056632

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