By Y. S. Lee
Introducing a thrilling new sequence! Steeped in Victorian surroundings and intrigue, this diverting secret trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious mystery assignment.
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, younger orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is stunned to be provided a unique schooling, guideline in superb manners — and an strange vocation. pass over Scrimshaw’s Academy for women is a canopy for an all-female investigative unit known as The business enterprise, and at seventeen, Mary is ready to place her education to the try out. Assuming the guise of a lady’s significant other, she needs to infiltrate a wealthy merchant’s domestic in hopes of tracing his lacking shipment ships. however the loved ones is filled with harmful deceptions, and there's no one to belief — or is there? choked with motion and suspense, banter and romance, and evoking the gritty backstreets of Victorian London, this breezy secret debuts a bold younger detective who lives by way of her wits whereas uncovering secrets and techniques — together with these of her personal previous.
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