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Doctor Jack & Other Tales

The Adventures of Viola Stewart

Publisher: Kraken Publishing (self-published)
Year of Publication: 2023
Book type: Novella | Series | Short Story Collection
Age: Adult
Genre: Mystery
Sub Genre: Alternate History · Gaslamp · Historical Fiction · Steampunk · Victorian
Language: English
“The novellas of Karen Carlisle do not disappoint. Viola Stewart takes off again, Henry Collins in tow. This novella is one tale, a more somber and personal adventure for our heroine. As a definite fan I enjoyed this more macabre gaslamp story in the seedier side of London. Dr. Stewart’s optical, investigative and physical talents are in full display. The pacing is even, with the right amount of tea sipping dialogue between the more exciting moments. I’m very happy to get one longer tale, especially so soon after the first novella was released. If you love steampunk, gaslamp fantasy, Victoriana done right and a plucky protagonist…pick up the adventures of Viola Stewart!”
– – William Jackson (via Smashwords)
What if Jack the Ripper was being organised by a secret society in their nefarious plat to take over the Empire?

When Viola Stewart’s husband died, she had no wish to wear mourning for the rest of her days. Defying convention, she follows her passion for detectiving and stumbles upon a secret Society of Men in Grey. But peril lurks in the gaslit streets.
Someone is stalking the women of London…
Is Jack the Ripper being controlled by a secret society, and part of their nefarious plans to take over The Empire?
Viola is drawn into intrigue and secrets that she may take to her grave. Join Viola Stewart, and her good friend Doctor Henry Collins, in a series of Victorian steampunk mysteries.

Three short stories and a novella by Karen J Carlisle.

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