Johannes Cabal the Detective

Johannes Cabal the Detective

By cover alone this looks like a good read. Steampunk meets the classic Sherlockian mystery. Full description at the link.

  • "The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack" takes place in an alt-history England of the early 1860's with a steampunk flavor and features the colorful Victorian era personality, (Sir) Richard Burton as the main hero. In a distinc... "The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack" takes place in an alt-history England of the early 1860's with a steampunk flavor and features the colorful Victorian era personality, (Sir) Richard Burton as the main hero. In a distinctive turn from "real history", Burton accepts a commission to become a "special agent" of the king - among other changes Queen Victoria was assassinated in 1840 - while his young friend Algernon Swinburne later emerges as a sort of sidekick; many notables like Darwin, Brunel and a very young Oscar Wilde have cameos.

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