Series Saturday: The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard by Jillian Stone + a giveaway

Today’s series spotlight is from this fabulous new series that came out this year that I am completely hooked on. The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard. The series takes place while Scotland Yard is in it’s infancy. I have read every book in this series as it has come out and LOVED it. The next installment of this series comes out later this month, a Private Duel with Agent Gunn. Jillian is also giving away a copy of the ebook Lessons in Chemistry with Inspector Bruce to one lucky commenter.

London, 1887. Part stoic gentleman, part fearless Scotland Yard man, Zeno “Zak” Kennedy is an enigma of the first order. For years, the memory of a deadly bombing at King’s Cross has haunted the brilliant Scotland Yard detective. His investigation has zeroed in on a ring of aristocratic rebels whose bloody campaign for Irish revolution is terrorizing the city. When he discovers one of the treacherous lords is acquainted with his free-spirited new tenant, Cassandra St. Cloud, his inquiry pulled him unexpectedly close to the hear of the conspiracy — and into the arms of a most intriguing lady.

Cassie is no Victorian prude. An impressionist painter with very modern ideas about life and love, she is eager for a romantic escapade that is daring and discreet. She sets her sights on her dour but handsome landlord, but after she learns their meeting was not purely accidental, she hardly has a chance to forgive her lover before their passionate affair catapults them both into a perilous adventure.

 

Special Inspector Rafael Lewis hasn’t seen the woman he jilted on the night of their engagement ball in five years. Fanny Greyville-Nugent has spent five years working side-by-side with her recently deceased father, a captain of industry in the steam revolution. When Detective Lewis and the Scotland Yard suspect that the late Mr. Greyville-Nugent was targeted for murder by an anarchist group determined to stop the proliferation of machines in the workforce, Lewis must guard his former fiancée with his life—much to her chagrin.

As Rafe and Fanny set out across the countryside from Edinburgh to London, danger lurks around every corner, but the biggest danger might turn out to be the embers of their previously smothered attraction smoldering to life.

 

A force of attraction…too tempting to resist.

AS READERS OF The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard series already know, Archibald “Archie” Bruce heads up the crime laboratory for Special Branch. Undervalued and overworked, the brilliant young man has no time for a social life––that is, until the heroine’s father, a noted chemist in his own right, offers Archie a deal. He will modify a secret latex compound that will transfer fingerprints from the crime scene to the lab. In exchange, Archie must agree to tutor his charming but exasperating daughter, Miss Fiona A. Rose, for the major pharmacy exam.

But as Archie and Fiona attempt to study for the major, they can’t help but get involved in a bit of sleuthing. Was the fire in the opium den accidental or deliberately set? Who was behind the lab explosion? Not to mention the strange and haunting memory of a masquerade ball and a very seductive kiss…

Amidst the pop quizzes and danger, Fiona and Archie ultimately find the force of attraction too tempting to resist.

 

Prima ballerina Catriona de Dovia lives the glamorous life of a starlet, filled with glittering jewels, sumptuous dinners, and admiring suitors. She’s grown up considerably since losing her heart to Hugh Curzon once upon a time, no longer wasting her emotions on the empty promises of wealthy gentlemen. On her own since the untimely death of her parents, she will do anything for the only family she has left: her brother, a notorious anarchist.

Scotland Yard Agent Phineas Gunn—sometimes known as Hugh Curzon—receives his new assignment reluctantly. He’s up for something a little more strenuous than playing nanny to a ballerina, until he sees who his charge is. Then, it’s a completely different story, because he’d been unable to forget the trusting, beautiful Cate since he had to leave her behind.

As the two race across the Continent—by land, by sea, even through the air by zephyr—it becomes uncertain who is keeping tabs on whom, and Finn and Cate must battle the sexual tension that snaps and sizzles between them every step of the way.

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14 Comments

  1. Peggy P

    Hmmm, a series I’ve not heard about … always love to read a new series! Would love to win the ebook but will be checking out the samples anyway, thanks.

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    1. Jillian Stone

      Hi Peggy!

      Think of the Gentlemen of Scotland Yard as if you picked up James Bond put him in time machine and took him back to the dank, sooty gaslit streets of Victorian London. Lots of romantic suspense and adventure! Hope you enjoy, and good luck!

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  2. Kelly Mann

    I haven’t heard of this series either. It sounds really good. I will have to add it to my tbr list.

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    1. Jillian Stone

      Hi Kelly,

      The e-novella, A LESSON IN CHEMISTRY WITH INSPECTOR BRUCE, would be a great way to try out the series. Good luck!

      Reply
  3. Carol

    I read the first book in the series and thought it was great. I would love to win the later book in the series.

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    1. Jillian Stone

      I’m so glad you enjoyed AN AFFAIR WITH MR. KENNEDY. Many more new romance adventures coming so, good luck!

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  4. Ashley DeGroot

    Oooh!! They look fabulous! I’ve not read them before, but I’d love to pick them up!

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    1. Jillian Stone

      Keep you eyes peeled for good pricing. I know if you pre-purchase A PRIVATE DUEL WITH AGENT GUNN from Book Depository, you get free shipping and $2.00 off the cover price. Also, good luck on the e-novella drawing1

      Reply
  5. gamistress66

    sounds like an interesting series, love the covers

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    1. Jillian Stone

      Thanks, gamistress66, I do love the covers, as well, and good luck!

      Reply
  6. Sheryl

    I have not tries this series yet, but it is on my TBR list!

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    1. Jillian Stone

      LOVE to know that I’m on your TBR list! Thanks, Sheryl and good luck!

      Reply
  7. Alleyne Dickens

    I’m loving Mr. Kennedy and have Lewis waiting in line!

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    1. Jillian Stone

      Hi Alleyne,

      Enjoy Mr. Kennedy! You have a road trip adventure ahead of you with Rafe and Fanny’s story!

      Reply

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