Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

by M. Louisa Locke

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BN ID: 2940046281699
Publisher: M. Louisa Locke
Publication date: 12/04/2014
Series: Victorian San Francisco Mystery Series , #3
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 85,716
File size: 606 KB

About the Author

M. Louisa Locke is a retired professor of U.S. and Women's History, who has embarked on a second career as an historical fiction writer. Her series of historical mysteries set in Victorian San Francisco are based on Locke's doctoral research on western working women, and Maids of Misfortune, Uneasy Spirits, and Bloody Lessons, feature Annie Fuller, a boardinghouse owner and clairvoyant, and Nate Dawson, a San Francisco lawyer, who together investigate murders and other crimes. Her short stories, Dandy Detects and The Miss Moffets Mend a Marriage, give secondary characters from this series a chance to get involved in their own minor mysteries.

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, see

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Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Although sometimes a little too wordy, I have learned so much of that era through these books. It's like you are actually there.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Throughly enjoyed this book. So well written. Very detailed and descriptive, but never boring. Definately will read more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good characterization
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The plot is interesting and the historical timeline is well done
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read al three of her books. I enjoyed them all but this was the best. Locke's knowledge of San Francisco history is stellar. Loved the character of Laura and thought it was about time for the ending we got.
pedigreedmutt More than 1 year ago
love these books. i shall read them all. the author creates these delightful period mysteries and gives an image of life in this particular time and place.
rgh1960 More than 1 year ago
I've enjoyed the Annie Fuller mysteries tremendously! The author is skilled at recreating the atmosphere, environment, attitudes, and even the conversation of the Victorian era in San Francisco. I felt immersed in the era and location while enjoying engaging characters and a non-formulaic mystery. This book has been added to my "books I'll happily re-read ' pile, and I look forward to more by this author.
Anonymous 5 months ago
A very enjoyable book that has a wonderful and likeable main character. READ!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this third book of the adventures of Annie and Nate. It was full of suspense, romance, historical information and a touch of humor. I particularly like the focus on womens' issues of the period, which unfortunately are still some of the same issues faced by women today. I highly recommend this series to all historical mystery fans.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly enjoyable!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Everything is quite good about these books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love the people time period love the story.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the best books that I've read recently. It will keep you guessing and the unexpected twist will surprise you.