Please check out my book review of Goodnight, Mr. Holmes, by Carole Nelson Douglas. It's on my other blog: Victorian Scribbles, and features Irene Adler, the only woman to ever outwit Sherlock Holmes. I posted it there, along with an earlier review, Claude and Camille, a Novel of Monet, by Stephanie Cowell, because both books take place during the Victorian Era/ Belle Époque Era, which is the focus of my Victorian Scribbles blog.
Enjoy both reviews. If you like historical novels, these books are for you!