Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.
Synopsis: Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood. And when two society girls go missing, there's no one more qualified to investigate.
Now fierce Evaline and logical Mina must resolve their rivalry, navigate the advances of not just one but three mysterious gentlemen, and solve murder with only one clue: a strange Egyptian scarab. The stakes are high. If Stoker and Holmes don't unravel why the belles of London society are in such danger, they’ll become the next victims.
First of all, I admit, I read pretty much everything I can hands on to do with Sherlock Holmes. So, he has a niece, you say? Odd, never knew Mycroft had a daughter - but at least this is more believable (of only just) than that short story anthology I read that dealt with Sherlock's grandson. And, it's steampunk. And, it deals with Egypt - even if it is only tangentially. Needless to say, but I will anyway, I need this book. (And I love that cover.)
The only thing that concerns me is it that it is told from first person point of view with both the girls alternating the narration. I have never ever had good luck with that. But, I am just way to interested in this book to let that stop me.
How about you? What's on your wishlist for this Wednesday? Have you read The Clockwork Scarab? Did you like it? Or not?