Jun 18, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (87)

Waiting on Wednesday
is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
 that showcases upcoming releases 
that people are very much anticipating.

Once again, I am waiting on a PRETTY COVER.

Title: Jackaby
Author: William Ritter
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publishing Date: September 16, 2014
Pages: 304
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“Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have a gift that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion--and there are many illusions. All the world’s a stage, as they say, and I seem to have the only seat in the house with a view behind the curtain.”

Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary--including the ability to see supernatural beings. Abigail has a gift for noticing ordinary but important details, which makes her perfect for the position of Jackaby’s assistant. On her first day, Abigail finds herself in the midst of a thrilling case: A serial killer is on the loose. The police are convinced it’s an ordinary villain, but Jackaby is certain it’s a nonhuman creature, whose existence the police--with the exception of a handsome young detective named Charlie Cane--deny.

Doctor Who meets Sherlock in William Ritter’s debut novel, which features a detective of the paranormal as seen through the eyes of his adventurous and intelligent assistant in a tale brimming with cheeky humor and a dose of the macabre.

Are you waiting on a pretty cover this week?


  1. wow holy hell I haven't heard of this before and it sounds amazing and that cover is spectacular!

  2. Ohh, this one looks good. The cover is just gorgeous and Doctor Who meets Sherlock? Yes, please! Thanks so much for sharing :)

    Siiri @ Little Pieces of Imagination

  3. Can't wait for this! Definitely my type of read. :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  4. I love both sherlock and doctor who and i'm so excited to see how they come together :) Great pick!

    Nemo @ Blame it on the book

  5. I just got approved for this on Netgalley and I am super excited to start it. Hoping it lives up the hype!

    Happy reading.

    Natalie @ Natalie Hearts Books

  6. Wow, that sounds pretty epic! The cover is super gorgeous, too.


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