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In the Bleak Midwinter: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alsyne Novel
Julia Spencer-Fleming
Ninefox Gambit
Yoon Ha Lee, Emily Woo Zeller
The Black Tides of Heaven
JY Yang
Engineering Animals: How Life Works
Alan Mcfadzean, Mark Denny
Progress: 125/314pages
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Nicholas P. Money
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

The Anatomist's Apprentice by Tessa Harris (audiobook)

The Anatomist's Apprentice (A Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery, #1) - Tessa Harris, Simon Vance

Series: Dr Thomas Silkstone Mystery #1


Very mild spoilers.



This was a fairly intricately plotted historical fiction mystery that I quite enjoyed despite the apparently mandatory love interest along with love at first sight (at least on his part). It was also refreshing because it takes place in an even earlier era for forensics, 1780. There was a tendency to throw a bit too much into the actual chase scene at the end (i.e. let's kill all the inconvenient characters) but it still left me wanting to dive into the next one sooner rather than later. All in all, a promising start to a series.