Curse of the Nandi

Curse of the Nandi

Marital bliss was never this complicated

Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to move into a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction, with her new husband who fortunately is very much alive and can’t float through walls. While she is no expert on honeymoons, she’s certain that they shouldn’t involve brainless heads, bloodsucking fireflies and Bubonic Plague. These however are mere inconveniences, for there’s another threat of greater significance: the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and are determined to rid the land of all things British. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
Order Now!
About the Book

Marital bliss was never this complicated: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to move into a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction, with her new husband who fortunately is very much alive and can’t float through walls. While she is no expert on honeymoons, she’s certain that they shouldn’t involve brainless heads, bloodsucking fireflies and Bubonic Plague.

These however are mere inconveniences, for there’s another threat of greater significance: the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and are determined to rid the land of all things British. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea.  But will her marriage survive?

I love how Mrs. Knight’s relationships with the other main characters have developed. It’s gratifying to see such a beloved character be able to tap into feelings that have long been subdued, or that were never quite there to begin with – while maintaining propriety, of course!  Such fun, tenderness, excitement, dread, etc.  Fabulous!

Get re-acquainted with old friends — paranormal investigator Mrs. Beatrice Knight, her brother Drew the werewolf, her best friend Cilla, the excitable Mrs. Steward, cousin Lilly and her Popobawa husband Tiberius Elkhart, Jonas the snarky gardener, the enigmatic Mr. Simon Timmons, Kam the Lightning God, Dr. Ribeiro the zebra whisperer — and meet some new ones along the way. Included is another shocking surprise from Mrs. Knight’s past.

This is, by far, the most entertaining book of this series to date. Mr. Timmons comes across as real. Sure, he is protective, but will listen to reason AND has a sense of humor. I had trouble putting the story down and attending to necessary chores.

Curse of the Nandi is the fifth case in “Society for Paranormals”, where African myth meets Victorian manners. If you adore “Pride & Prejudice”, appreciate British humor, enjoy paranormal mysteries, or would love to experience adventure in colonial Africa, then get ready to resume your supernatural safari!

I  found it delightful. The cast of  characters is ever changing but never in a convoluted  way. They evolved  with the storyline as they should. Beatrice is ahead  of  her time in thought and action. Even  though  the  story  takes place in the early 1900’s, she is still a  good  role model  for  the  young  women  of today. Bravo! I’m  not  sure  if  that’s  what  the  author  was aiming  for, when she  crafted a main character that was interesting, intelligent, independent, yet still gracious  and well  somewhat  concerned  with  decorum. This, however, is what has been masterfully achieved.

 

 

Details
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5
ASIN: 1533098689
List Price: 2.99
Order Now
Buy from Amazon Kindle
Buy from Amazon
Buy from Kobo
Buy from Barnes and Noble Nook
Buy from Barnes and Noble
Buy from Apple iTunes
Buy from Smashwords
Preview
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the page above are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
Posted in