Happy a bunch of things!

I hope those fans here in the states had an awesome Thanksgiving. I, meanwhile, have been a nerdy worm having finished two novels in under a week! So, without further ado!

Changeless By Gail Carriger

Lady Alexia Maccon has just moved into Woosley Estate with her husband, Lord Conall Maccon, and the rest of the pack. But for some strange reason she can’t seem to pin her husband down for a mere moment of chatter. And when the extended pack arrives and begins setting up camp on the front lawn the Alpha female has her work cut out for her. With her spouse suddenly out-of-town introductions are few and far between. But what has this group of werewolves brought along with them? It would seem Alexia is not the only curse-breaker around.

After some encouragement from a ghost of the estate Alexia ventures out for a new parasol at the local hat shoppe. Where upon she meets the rather unique, french Madame Lefoux. Who, as it turns out, is quite the inventor and adventurer. It would seem Alexia Maccon’s own adventure is about to begin. Via a dirigible. To Scotland. With her sister, an inventor, a claviger, and her old butler.

Scotland, it would appear, is antiquated. While visiting some in-laws -sort to speak- Alexia and her recovered husband delve back into some of Lord Maccon’s past. Which, it would seem, is very dramatic. And though there are some rough edges Alexia may just be the right woman to take on the job of mediator. As always, the lady must bring understanding to the werewolves.

I truly loved this second book. The characters are comical and very colorful. Not to mention the Earl is quite taken with his new bride. So I give it a nine out of ten.

I must ask that if you haven’t read the second yet then please do not proceed any further. The third gives away plot spoilers!

Moving right along then….

Blameless also by Gail Carriger

Lady Alexia Maccon is pregnant! A development that Lord Maccon can’t seem to grasp initially. How can this be?! A dead werewolf and a soulless woman? It would seem impossible. Although, it would seem all the more implausible. After a rather vulgar display from the Earl Lady Maccon is banished from her newest home. And after bouncing from her parent’s home to the vacated Lord Akeldama’s, Alexia is getting anxious. After recruiting the ever ready Madame Lefoux and Floote, Lady Maccon flees to Italy for her own safety. It would seem the vampires are out for her neck.

And with that price on her head an inebriated Alpha is in no right state of mind to aid the Lady. So it’s up to professor Lyall to save the day. And while dealing with the pack is enough having to handle all of BUR’s affiars is a whole other kettle of fish. He must find out where Lord Akeldama has vanished to, how to keep Lady Maccon safe and prove her faithfulness, keep the Earl out of his laboratory, find Major Channing Channing of the Chesterfield Channings and that dandy Biffy.

Alexia Maccon and her “infant-inconvenience” keep on the move throughout this whole book. Meeting some lovely as well as vile characters. There never is a dull moment when the Maccons are involved. And though some people are more fiendish than they seem others are more clever than previously credited.

I found this novel ridiculously funny! Gail has an amazing sense of charisma and knows just when to hit the nail on the head! I am always having to momentarily put the novel down just for a happy dance. I love this series and will give this piece another nine out of ten! I totally encourage you to take the time!

I hope you all have an amazing holiday season! I’ll keep you up to date with reviews during this winter season!

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