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 á The Parasol Protectorate Boxed Set Ù Download by î Gail Carriger 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 The Parasol Protectorate Is A Comedy Of Manners Set In Victorian London Full Of Werewolves, Vampires, Dirigibles, And Tea DrinkingThis Bundle Includes The Whole Series Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, And Timeless Alexia Lives In An AMAZING WORLD OMG She was spunky If you love steampunk culture this is for you.
For me this book is 4.
5 stars I rounded up because I personally hate Victorian era books But, I wanted to read this to get to another book in this world What I loved I love, love, love Lord Macoon And, my favorite SCs, were, Lyall ,Ivy, Tunstell , Biffy hate the name Biffy reminded me of Buffy the Vampire slayer , Lord Akeldama, Madam Lefoux, and her son they all were awesomely built The Fantasy aspect of this book There was such an array of cleaverly built lovable MCs as well as super sweet SCs.
Expect,steampunk Old Victorian dress and secriotion was not for me, I d rather have cool gadgets, the Vampires Werewolves Ghost and ghouls were cool to read but, the way Alexia treated the ones protecting her, made her difficult to even like.
Nonetheless, the overall fe 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 The Parasol Protectorate Is A Comedy Of Manners Set In Victorian London Full Of Werewolves, Vampires, Dirigibles, And Tea DrinkingThis Bundle Includes The Whole Series Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, And Timeless This is a tough one On the one hand, I love the setting, and the plot is fun and kept me engaged throughout the series Throw in a heroine who I adore for the get go, a love interest who I found immediately appealing, and you have a recipe for true book love.
With that said and this is the same issue I had with the first two books of the Custard Protocol series , I had a tough time buying into the main characters and their love interests actually being in love We re told they are, and in this series at least, their falling in love is believablebut they continually and deliberately keep secrets from one another, and, spoilers ahead when Lord Maccon, upon realizing that Alexis is pregnant allow me to point out, this is after he s sprung and old pack, and an adult, living many great granddaughter on her without any preparationand with full knowledge that she is a very r These books are fun fun fun They are a layer cake of steampunky goodness, overflowing with bold and adventurous heroines, fierce and furry alpha males, adorable beta males, dens of snarky social climbing vampires, wonderful clockwork inventions, the occasional cephalopod, clothes to die for, and spicy romance And, of course, whatever else is going on, one always has time for afternoon tea Alexia Lives In An AMAZING WORLD OMG She was spunky If you love steampunk culture this is for you.
For me this book is 4.
5 stars I rounded up because I personally hate Victorian era books But, I wanted to read this to get to another book in this world What I loved I love, love, love Lord Macoon And, my favorite SCs, were, Lyall ,Ivy, Tunstell , Biffy hate the name Biffy reminded me of Buffy the Vampire slayer , Lord Akeldama, Madam Lefoux, and her son they all were awesomely built The Fantasy aspect of this book There was such an array of cleaverly built lovable MCs as well as super sweet SCs.
Expect,steampunk Old Victorian dress and secriotion was not for me, I d rather have cool gadgets, the Vampires Werewolves Ghost and ghouls were cool to read but, the way Alexia treated the ones protecting her, made her difficult to even like.
Nonetheless, the overall fe Lizard 4.
Wombat 5.
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Lizard 4.
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Five books and Five StarsBest way to read the series, straight through all five books I originally read these in paperback, but repurchased them for kindle I just re read them after the Finishing School Series and now am looking forward to the newest book, Prudence.
Carriger s dry humour and brilliant plotting knit together vampires, werewolves, Queen Victoria, Queen Hapshetsut, tea time, bustles, lethal parasols, aristocracy and knights Templars into a crazy quilt of danger and proper etiquette Throw in a few mad scientists and you have a major Steampunk Classic.
Loved all the books If you loved pride and prejudice and zombies, you ll love this series It features a kick ass Victorian woman with a great sense of humor, vampires, werewolves, and a grand adventure Loved this series.
Shallow and silly Complete waste of time.
↠´ The Parasol Protectorate Boxed Set ↠´ Summary These books take place in an AU Victorian England, in which vampires, werewolves, and mad scientists are accepted elements of high society The protagonist, Alexia Tarabotti, has an ability which enables her to temporarily strip supernatural beings of their power when she touches them, and a tendency to get involved in other people s business The result is five books worth of adventures in Britain, Europe, and Egypt.
That description sounds bland, but what makes the series non bland is all the eccentric characters who Alexia herself quite eccentric has her adventures with a lord who is also a werewolf and also an adorable lummox, a genius lady inventor and her ghost mentor, the most fashionable vampire in all of London and his menage of hands Consisting of Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, and TimelessSoulless Wielding her silver tipped parasol, Alexia Tarabotti lives in Victorian Englandwith a paranormal twist Unlike in America, the paranormals have made themselves a part of Victorian society Werewolves, vampires, ghosts, and their retinues are all around, but when they start disappearing, Queen Victoria sends Lord Maccon to investigate Being the alpha of his werewolf pack, he s a bit adjustedhe can tolerate like a human, waiting till the last minute to be locked up for the full moon transformation Alexia Tarabotti is not a werewolfor vampireor any normal paranormal She is soulless she can undo the effects of paranormalcy merely with her touch even through gloves She and Maccon uncover the scientists w This is a tough one On the one hand, I love the setting, and the plot is fun and kept me engaged throughout the series Throw in a heroine who I adore for the get go, a love interest who I found immediately appealing, and you have a recipe for true book love.
With that said and this is the same issue I had with the first two books of the Custard Protocol series , I had a tough time buying into the main characters and their love interests actually being in love We re told they are, and in this series at least, their falling in love is believablebut they continually and deliberately keep secrets from one another, and, spoilers ahead when Lord Maccon, upon realizing that Alexis is pregnant allow me to point out, this is after he s sprung and old pack, and an adult, living many great granddaughter on her without any preparationand with full knowledge that she is a very r

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