Title: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread
Author: Elizabeth Watasin
Published: January 31, 2015
Publisher: A-Girl Studio
Genres: Steampunk, Supernatural
There are so many things to love about this book! From the re-imagined Medusa myth to the fascinating characters to the paranormal ... all set in a Victorian steampunk world. Can't get much better than this.
Though Elvie and Ellie share similar sounding names (which kept me on my toes in order to keep them straight while reading), I like these two characters very much. They are so unique. It is fascinating how Ellie "sees" the world with her preternatural gift, and I love "seeing" the world by way of Elvie's touch and sound. It is as magical as Ellie's gift, though definitely more sensual. I seriously enjoyed watching Elvie and Lady Thanatou's relationship begin to blossom.
One thing I like about this story is that while it is F/F, it's not overpowering. Medusa - like all of Elizabeth Watasin's stories - strikes just the right balance between womanly relationships, beautiful writing, a rich and detailed background world, and interesting plot.
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
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