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Dragons of Autumn Twilight
Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis
This Man Confessed (This Man, #3)
Jodi Ellen Malpas
31 Bond Street
Ellen Horan
Betrayal in Death (In Death #12)
J.D. Robb
Lover at Last
J.R. Ward
The Executor
Jesse Kellerman
City of Bones
Cassandra Clare
Dark Beginnings (Lords of the Underworld 6)
Gena Showalter
Blood Promise
Richelle Mead
Deadly Decisions
Kathy Reichs
Soulless - Gail Carriger Hmmmm, I really, really liked this book. A rollicking Victorian adventure concerning Miss Alexia Tarabotti (spinster), placed on the shelf by her inadequate mother at the age of 26. The reason for such harsh treatment? Having a dead Italian father, permanent tan, an unfortunate nose and the un-nerving ability to speak intelligently (if rather bluntly) on a number of topics. Who on earth would wish to marry such a woman? How about a Scottish Werewolf??

Add to that the fact that Alexia is "Soulless", she possesses no soul and is able to remove the supernatural element from any werewolf, vampire etc with just a touch. It is a skill she keeps well hidden from all except her most trusted friends.

Poor Alexia is drawn into a most distressing situation involving newly made Vampires, a most suspect gentlemens club and a gentlemen with a prediliction for Octopuses. Not to mention a most suprised hedgehog!

I cannot wait to read the next in the series.

Seriously - it's been a long time since a book made me smile virtually the entire way through (it also caused a tear when Alexia fulfilled her promise to Lord Akaldama - such a wonderful friendship).