Deadly Proof

Deadly Proof : A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

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It's the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman, Annie Fuller, is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau, Nate Dawson, with a troublesome case. Nate's client, a female typesetter accused of murdering her boss, refuses to help in her own defense. Complicating matters, Nate's sister Laura insists on getting involved in the potentially dangerous investigation, while Laura's friend Seth Timmons, troubled Civil War veteran, finds himself a witness for the prosecution. Will Nate be able to win his first big case? Will Laura and Seth find some way of becoming friends? And finally, will Annie and Nate's upcoming nuptials be derailed by their attempts to track down a killer? Old friends and new readers alike will enjoy Deadly Proof, this fourth installment of the cozy Victorian San Francisco Mystery series that blends light romance, suspense, and a glimpse into the lives of late 19th century women who worked.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 154 x 226 x 22mm | 899.99g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150852419X
  • 9781508524199
  • 2,403,617

About M Louisa Locke

M. Louisa Locke, a retired professor of U.S. and Women's history, has embarked on a new career with her best-selling Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, which is based on Dr. Locke's doctoral research on late 19th century working women. Maids of Misfortune, the first in this series, features domestic service, and Uneasy Spirits, the sequel, explores women and 19th Spiritualism. Her third book, Bloody Lessons, focuses on teachers working in the San Francisco public schools in 1880 and the next book in the series, Deadly Proof, is about women in the San Francisco printing industry. She has also written four short stories that are based on characters from the novels, and they can be found in this collection, Victorian San Francisco Stories. Locke is an active member in the Alliance of Independent Authors, and a director of the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative. For more about M. Louisa Locke and her work, go to http: //mlouisalocke.com/show more

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