Her Majesty's Necromancer (Book 2 in the Ministry of Curiosities series)

Her Majesty's Necromancer (Book 2 in the Ministry of Curiosities series)

by CJ Archer

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Her Majesty's Necromancer (Book 2 in the Ministry of Curiosities series) by CJ Archer

When bodies go missing from the cemetery, Lincoln and the Ministry of Curiosities investigate. But not Charlie. As a housemaid at Lichfield Towers, she doesn't get involved in Ministry business.

Instead, she conducts investigations of her own. She searches for details about her real mother, and makes inquiries into Lincoln's background. What she learns has the power to destroy the fragile trust they've built, or bring them closer together.

As secrets are revealed, and investigations don't go as planned, Charlie finds her necromancy sucking her into a whirlpool filled with betrayal, lies and danger.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152028782
Publisher: Oz Books
Publication date: 08/24/2015
Series: Ministry Of Curiosities
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 8,414
File size: 333 KB

About the Author

C.J. Archer is the USA Today bestselling author of historical fantasy novels including THE EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY, the FREAK HOUSE series, the MINISTRY OF CURIOSITIES series and the GLASS AND STEELE books. She has also written historical romances set in Elizabethan England. C.J. has loved history and books for as long as she can remember and feels fortunate that she found a way to combine the two. She has at various times worked as a librarian, IT support person and technical writer but in her heart has always been a fiction writer. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband, 2 children and Coco the black and white cat. Subscribe to C.J.'s newsletter to be notified when she releases a new book, as well as get access to exclusive content and subscriber-only giveaways. Join via her website: www.cjarcher.com She loves to hear from readers. You can contact her through email cj@cjarcher.com or follow her on social media to get the latest updates on her books: Facebook: www.facebook.com/CJArcherAuthorPage Twitter: www.twitter.com/cj_archer Tumblr: http://freakhouseresidents.tumblr.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorcjarcher/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/cjarcher/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4615377.C_J_Archer

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Her Majesty's Necromancer 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't believe that I have never heard of the series or the author! Couldn't put the first book down an immediately launched into the second. Looking forward to many excellent days of reading.
Valerian70 27 days ago
I found this book to be a bit of a let down after the first in the series. There is not much that really happens between the pages of this slim volume apart from listening to Charlie moan on and on about how conflicted she is by Lincoln Fitzroy and her feelings towards him. We learn little else about any of the supporting cast either - although it becomes apparent that Seth has an eye for the ladies and that they seem to appreciate him too. Once you get past all the fluff there is a tale of body snatchers and the removal of what appear to be selected corpses from various graveyards around London. This is the perfect opportunity for Charlie to flex her talents and, indeed, she does to varying degrees of success. At least when she gets in to trouble this time she manages to rescue herself rather than waiting around for someone else to. Overall there is little character development here and the main story could probably have been told within 100 pages and has been padded out with interminable tales of sponge cake and tea. Add a dash of "forbidden" but reciprocated love in to the mix and you can spin it out to fill the book - sadly that is what it feels like. This is a shame because the writing itself is good and Ms Archer does evoke the scenes exceptionally well and her hand with dialogue is deft and sure. I have the third book already but I am not as excited about reading that as I was to get to this after the exceptional first book in the series.
Anonymous 6 months ago
I loved the book and this series can’t wait for the next book
Anonymous 11 months ago
Excellent
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thumbs up
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was really hoping for something more from this series, but after the second book I realized it's like countless others in the genre.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy read. Interesting characters and storyline.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written series. Had adventure, strong characters, some wit and totally worth the read. Highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well worth a read. Highly recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book worth reading
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just as good as the first!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved "Last Necromancer" ! "Her Magesties Necromancer" , I don't believe is even written by the same person. The characters are flat, the style is different. This is 'chic lit', the 'drama' is constant squabbles between Charlie and Lincoln. Plus the endless agony of when will I get kissed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent story line.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this series!