The Daughters of Gentlemen
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The Daughters of Gentlemen : A Frances Doughty Mystery

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Frances Doughty is a young sleuth on her first professional case, trying to discover who distributed dangerously feminist pamphlets to the girls of the Bayswater Academy for the Education of Young Ladies. Armed with only her wits, courage and determination, she finds that even the most respectable denizens of Bayswater have something to hide, and what begins as a simple task soon becomes a case of murder. As election fever erupts and the formidable ladies of the Bayswater Women's Suffrage Society swing into action, Frances' enquiries expose lies, more murders and a long-concealed scandal, and she makes a powerful new friend. The second book in the popular Frances Doughty Mystery series.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 124 x 198 x 22mm | 299.37g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752464752
  • 9780752464756
  • 644,983

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"Most readers will want to see more of Frances." "Publishers Weekly" on "The Poisonous Seed""show more

About Linda Stratmann

Linda Stratmann is the author of "Chloroform: The Quest for Oblivion" and" The Poisonous Seed."show more

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