Waiting On Wednesday: The Spiritglass Charade by Colleen Gleason

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly feature by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases that we're excited about! It's a fun way to share with others the books that you're eagerly awaiting to be released and you are excited about. This week's pre-publication that "I-Can't-Wait-To-Read" selection is:

The Spiritglass Charade
(Stoker & Holmes #2)
by Colleen Gleason
Hardcover, 360 pages
Expected publication: October 7th 2014
by Chronicle Books


After the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murder, a gang of pickpockets, and the return of vampires to London. But are these events connected? As Uncle Sherlock would say, "there are no coincidences." It will take all of Mina's wit and Evaline's muscle to keep London's sinister underground at bay.

I had so much fun reading the first book in the series, The Clockwork Scarab, you can take a look at my review here, and I'm so excited to see where Colleen Gleason takes the story next! Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are two fantastic heroines, and the steampunk London setting and mysterious spiritglass has me eager to pick this on up ASAP. Oh, and there's a small romance possibly brewing that I'm dying to find out more about :)