What Ho, Automaton! chronicles the adventures of Reggie Worcester, consulting detective, and his gentleman’s personal gentle-automaton, Reeves.
Reggie, an avid reader of detective fiction, knows two things about solving crime: One, the guilty party is always the person you least suspect. And, two, The Murders in the Rue Morgue would have been solved a lot sooner had the detective the foresight to ask the witnesses if they’d seen any orang-utans recently. Reeves needs all his steam-powered cunning and intellect to curb the young master’s excessive flights of fancy. And prevent him from getting engaged.Mystery, Zeppelins, Aunts and Humour. A steam-powered Wodehouse pastiche.
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