The Friday Society (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Friday Society Cora, Nellie, and Michiko, teenaged assistants to three powerful men in Edwardian London, meet by chance at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered man, leading the three to work together to solve this and related crimes without drawing undue attention to themselves.
- Published: 06 December 2012
- Format: Hardback 448 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780803737617 ISBN 10: 0803737610
- Sales rank: 84,999
Full description for The Friday Society
An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns-and the heroines who use them all Set in turn of the century London, "The Friday Society" follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie, magician's assistant. The three young women's lives become inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered mystery man. It's up to these three, in their own charming but bold way, to solve the murder-and the crimes they believe may be connected to it-without calling "too" much attention to themselves. Set in the past but with a modern irreverent flare, this Steampunk whodunit introduces three unforgettable and very ladylike-well, relatively ladylike-heroines poised for more dangerous adventures.