Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

by M. Louisa Locke

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Overview

Third book in the USA Today bestselling Victorian San Francisco Mystery series.

In Bloody Lessons, the third book in the bestselling Victorian San Francisco mystery series, it's the winter of 1880, and the public school teachers of San Francisco are under attack: their salaries slashed and their competency and morals questioned in a series of poison pen letters. 

Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau, and the case becomes personal when they discover that Nate's sister Laura may be one of the teachers being targeted.

In this historical mystery, readers will find the same blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense that they found in Locke's Maids of Misfortune and Uneasy Spirits. However, if new to this series, they will still enjoy spending time with the lively residents of Annie Fuller's O'Farrell Street boardinghouse and visiting San Francisco when Golden Gate Park was filled with horse-drawn carriages, politics were controlled by saloon-keepers, and kisses were stolen under gaslight. 

Bloody Lessons is followed by Deadly Proof, and Pilfered Promises, and Locke's shorter works, found in Victorian San Francisco Stories and Victorian San Francisco Novellas, feature minor characters from the series.

Product Details

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: 3,848
File size: 608 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 http://mlouisalocke.com/

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