Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (5)

"Waiting on" Wednesday is weekly meme hosted over at Breaking the Spine which spotlights upcoming anticipated releases.

This week I am featuring a book that comes out soon, but not soon enough.  Also, I don't know why I am so anxious for this book, but I am.  The premise sounds good and it is blurbed by Patricia Briggs, whom so I figure it can't be too bad. 

The  Hanged Man (Her Majesty's Psychic Service #1): P.N. Elrod

From Goodreads:  On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to the scene of a questionable death. Alexandrina Victoria Pendlebury (named after her godmother, the current Queen of England) is adamant that the death in question is a magically compromised murder and not a suicide, as the police had assumed, after the shocking revelation contained by the body in question, Alex must put her personal loss aside to uncover the deeper issues at stake, before more bodies turn up.

Turning to some choice allies—the handsome, prescient Lieutenant Brooks, the brilliant, enigmatic Lord Desmond, and her rapscallion cousin James—Alex will have to marshal all of her magical and mental acumen to save Queen and Country from a shadowy threat. Our singular heroine is caught up in this rousing gaslamp adventure of cloaked assassins, meddlesome family, and dark magic.

"Murder, mayhem and tea—a well-bred Victorian urban fantasy thriller. Prepare, o reader, to be enthralled."—Patricia Briggs, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author of the Mercy Thompson series on P.N. Elrod's The Hanged Man

Doesn't it sound good?  What are you waiting for?



  1. Wow, this one sounds like a fascinating story....and a bit spooky, too. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

  2. I haven't heard of this before, but it sounds amazing! I'm totally loving the spooky feel and the cover. Thanks for sharing!