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THE YEAR IS 1889 and Queen Victoria, exemplum of decency and sobriety, is in her fifty-second year of reign. Occult detective Phaeton Black, on the other hand, couldn’t be less interested in clean-living. He has recently taken up residence in the basement flat of London’s most notorious brothel. A dedicated libertine with an aptitude for absinthe, he wrestles with a variety of demons both real and self-inflicted.
     Unfairly linked to Scotland Yard’s failure to solve the Whitechapel murders, Phaeton is offered a second chance to redeem himself. A mysterious fiend, or vampire is stalking the Strand. After a glass and a consult with the green fairy, he agrees to take on the case.
   On his first surveillance, Phaeton pursues an elusive stranger and encounters several curious, horrifying beings. But the most intriguing creature of all is a Cajun beauty who captures him at knifepoint and threatens to spirit away his heart.
IN THIS DARK and sexy sequel to The Seduction of Phaeton Black, Phaeton returns to England in time to help Doctor Exeter and the mysterious deadly Nightshades rescue London once again––this time from Professor Lovecraft's destructive tinkering. 
     As the threads of existence begin to unravel, the eccentric scientist attempts to save his son’s deteriorating condition by replacing body parts with mechanical apparatus. Ah, but how to power them? The near mad professor believes he has found a way to unleash the arcane energy inside the Moonstone and he needs Phaeton Black to help him do it.
     When Phaeton is shanghaied in Shanghai, America Jones assumes the worst––that he has abandoned her in the Orient. An angry Miss Jones returns to London, where their spirited partnership takes an unexpected turn––a new business venture, MOONSTONE INVESTIGATIONS.  No uncommon psychical disturbance refused.
     Well, why not mix business with pleasure?

PLUNGE DEEPER into the curious world of the deadly Nightshades and their enigmatic leader, Doctor Exeter, as a disheveled version of London continues to crumble 
at an alarming rate. Phaeton is down the rabbit hole, held captive by tech wizard Prospero and porn star Domina Valour in this darkly sensual third episode of the Phaeton Black series.
      Gaspar can’t go after Phaeton. His physical body is unraveling before everyone’s eyes. America Jones is near to bursting with child, but only she has the preternatural ability to locate Edvar and the Moonstone. And Doctor Exeter's beautiful charge, Mia, has her claws in him quite
     When Nightshade inventor Tim Noggy receives a garbled transmission from a fly-on-the-wall spy, a brief analysis of the communique points to an underground location in Paris. And when the voice is identified as that of Phaeton Black, Exeter immediately sets off for France.       
     To accomplish Phaeton's release the doctor must let loose forces he has long kept under control, including his  attraction to Mia.  
     Get ready for a moody tale of forbidden passion, romance and daring adventure!

★★★★★ Fang-tastic Books "Sexy, steamy, and enthralling."

Publishers Weekly on Phaeton Black: "Erotic romance? Paranormal thriller? Sherlock Holmes pastiche? Steampunk adventure?" 

★★★★1/2 RT REVIEWS TOP PICK This book almost defies categorization, combining elements of steampunk, erotica, paranormal romance, and mystery. The atmospheric Victorian London setting has a dark gothic feel with ancient gods on the loose. The writing is witty, the characters delightful, the descriptions vivid and the sex earthy and erotic.

Books, Books, and More Books "Such a good read. I give it 5 out of 5 clouds and a chili pepper rating of 9… sizzling hot."

 Under The Covers “...hot. Very hot.”
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★★★★1/2 Queen of the Nile Reviews "...intriguing mystery and plenty of steampunk action, Ms. Stone once again took me into unique worlds..."

Alternative Worlds  "The lighthearted fun combines a tongue in cheek steampunk venue with an exciting paranormal mystery. The Devil and Miss Jones make a wonderful pairing as they battle each other, and fight deadly adversaries in search of the Moonstone."

Addicted 2 Heroines "...this time, Miss Jones is on top and Mr. Black is at the bottom…of a truly infernal plot."

★★★★ Science Fiction and Such "This second installment proves stronger than the first...and this time I just couldn’t put it down."

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Publishers Weekly “An arousing erotic romance wearing a skimpy steampunk dress…tension-filled sex scenes in a variety of unusual locations will satisfy readers who like to dog-ear the pages.”

A Chick Who Reads “The chemistry between these two characters is electric...and when it was done, I pretty much needed a cold shower.”

★★★★★ Sapphyria's Steamy Book Reviews "Some pretty tender to pretty erotic moments...another great installment of the Pheaton Black, Paranormal Investigator series." 

Tome Tender's Book Blog "Original with a great balance of erotica and plot building. A complex story with panty melting sex, The Miss Education of Dr. Exeter was a brilliantly crafted read."

★★★★1/2 Reading Between the Wines " You will be drawn into The Miss Education of Dr. Exeter and will not want to come out...this is raw, carnal, and pure need. Stone has written another amazing addition to the Paranormal Investigator series."

Rookie Romance Book Review "Unashamedly erotic. I knew going into it to expect erotic scenes, but hot damn! I think my kindle steamed up."
"Deduction, seduction, and a sense of humor...awesome writing." 
              ––USA Today
Coming in 2016

Prospero in Love 

A sexy new adventure for readers and fans of the Phaeton Black, Paranormal Investigator series. 
​It's hard to keep a genie in the bottle or a wizard in his cage​...for long.

In this installment of the Moonstone Investigations series, Prospero has broken out of his cell at Black Box and is working incognito as a photographer for two Holywell Street pornography publishers in 1890 London.

Phaeton Black has a score to settle with Prospero and goes after him with a vengeance. Ah, but will the talented paranormal investigator find the wily wizard before Miss Phillippa Wilde, of the Society for the Suppression of Vice, captures Prospero's heart?

Erotic romance, weirdness, and adventure abound! 
Phaeton Black is back. With a vengence.

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