I was in need of something short and non-taxing on the brain as a reward for finishing up some schoolwork, so I flipped through my abundance of Kindle freebies and landed on this one.
And apparently a short steampunk mystery was exactly what I needed. It's a very quick read, and although a bit predictable, the characters were likable (steampunk versions of Holmes and Watson, really) and the plot was strung together relatively well.There wasn't much time for any character development, but there was still just enough that I like them and want to read more about them in further adventures.
Plus, there's an assassin jester. What's not to love about that? (Actually that was the main reason I picked this up, the cover illustration was quite intriguing.)