By Janet Laurence
London 1903: American Ursula Grandison is once more invovled with homicide, this time in London. As she struggles to make a residing in a society the place ladies have few rights and little freedom, she groups up with previous buddy and personal investigator Thomas Jackman, who quickly reveals himself once more drawing on Ursula's investigative talents as they conflict to avoid wasting an blameless lady from the noose. Set opposed to a heritage of Edwardian constraints and the struggle for women's suffrage, Ursula and Jackman steadily have an understanding of they're up opposed to a refined and unsafe killer who moves back ahead of they could shut the case.
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London 1903: American Ursula Grandison is once more invovled with homicide, this time in London. As she struggles to make a dwelling in a society the place girls have few rights and little freedom, she groups up with previous pal and personal investigator Thomas Jackman, who quickly reveals himself once more drawing on Ursula's investigative talents as they conflict to save lots of an blameless girl from the noose.
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