Listen. I love putting audiobooks on when I’m multitasking. In most cases, that usually happens several times a week. I have tried to avoid fantasy audiobooks, though, because I get way too invested in those that often I have to repeat a situation so as to follow them correctly. But historical mysteries? Contemporary fiction? Biographies? Food for my soul!
That’s how I found the Lady Sherlock series by Sherry Thomas. Now I love me my fair share of Victorian-inspired fiction, but this one promises Sherlock Holmes as a female, and if that wasn’t a selling point, I don’t know what is.
The fact that the Lady Sherlock in question–Charlotte Holmes–was a “fallen woman” in a time where ill-repute means doom for women in high society, this definitely intrigued me. The fact that Charlotte Holmes likes to wear pretty dresses as well as eat sweets? What’s not to love already?
So that’s where I stand with these mini-reviews. I think the series is fun to listen to, and the mysteries are kind of simple enough to follow. Whether they’re memorable or not…eh. The mysteries could certainly be better?
All in all, I am looking forward to listening to further volumes. I might even catch up at some point!