Copyright © 2011 Jillian Stone. All Rights Reserved.
THE YEAR IS 1889 and Queen Victoria, exemplum of decency and sobriety, is in her fifty-second year of reign. Occult detective Phaeton Black, on the other hand, couldn’t be less interested in clean-living. He has recently taken up residence in the basement flat of London’s most notorious brothel. A dedicated libertine with an aptitude for absinthe, he wrestles with a variety of demons both real and self-inflicted.
Unfairly linked to Scotland Yard’s failure to solve the Whitechapel murders, Phaeton is offered a second chance to redeem himself. A mysterious fiend, or vampire is stalking the Strand. After a glass and a consult with the green fairy, he agrees to take on the case.
On his first surveillance, Phaeton pursues an elusive stranger and encounters several curious, horrifying beings. But the most intriguing creature of all is a Cajun beauty who captures him at knifepoint and threatens to spirit away his heart.
IN THIS DARK and sexy sequel to The Seduction of Phaeton Black, Phaeton returns to England in time to help Doctor Exeter and the mysterious deadly Nightshades rescue London once again––this time from Professor Lovecraft's destructive tinkering.
As the threads of existence begin to unravel, the eccentric scientist attempts to save his son’s deteriorating condition by replacing body parts with mechanical apparatus. Ah, but how to power them? The near mad professor believes he has found a way to unleash the arcane energy inside the Moonstone and he needs Phaeton Black to help him do it.
When Phaeton is shanghaied in Shanghai, America Jones assumes the worst––that he has abandoned her in the Orient. An angry Miss Jones returns to London, where their spirited partnership takes an unexpected turn––a new business venture MOONSTONE INVESTIGATIONS. No uncommon psychical disturbance refused.
Well, why not mix business with pleasure?
PLUNGE DEEPER into the curious world of the deadly Nightshades and their enigmatic leader, Doctor Exeter, as a disheveled version of London continues to crumble
at an alarming rate. Phaeton is down the rabbit hole, held captive by tech wizard Prospero and porn star Domina Valour in this darkly sensual third episode of the Phaeton Black series.
Gaspar can’t go after Phaeton. His physical body is unraveling before everyone’s eyes. America Jones is near to bursting with child, but only she has the preternatural ability to locate Edvar and the Moonstone. And Doctor Exeter's beautiful charge, Mia, has her claws in him. Quite erotically.
When Nightshade inventor Tim Noggy receives a garbled transmission from a fly-on-the-wall spy, a brief analysis of the communique points to an underground location in Paris. And when the voice is identified as that of Phaeton Black, Exeter immediately sets off for France.
To accomplish Phaeton's release the doctor must let loose forces he has long kept under control, including his attraction to Mia.
Get ready for a moody tale of forbidden passion, romance and daring adventure!
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★★★★★ Fang-tastic Books "Sexy, steamy, and enthralling."
Publishers Weekly on Phaeton Black: "Erotic romance? Paranormal thriller? Sherlock Holmes pastiche? Steampunk adventure?"
★★★★1/2 SCORCHER RT REVIEWS TOP PICK This book almost defies categorization, combining elements of steampunk, erotica, paranormal romance, and mystery. The atmospheric Victorian London setting has a dark gothic feel with ancient gods on the loose. The writing is witty, the characters delightful, the descriptions vivid and the sex earthy and erotic.
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"A sexy, supernatural romp!"
★★★★1/2 Queen of the Nile Reviews "...intriguing mystery and plenty of steampunk action, Ms. Stone once again took me into unique worlds..."
Alternative Worlds "The lighthearted fun combines a tongue in cheek steampunk venue with an exciting paranormal mystery. The Devil and Miss Jones make a wonderful pairing as they battle each other, and fight deadly adversaries in search of the Moonstone."
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