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By Janet Laurence

London 1903: American Ursula Grandison is once more invovled with homicide, this time in London. As she struggles to make a residing in a society the place ladies have few rights and little freedom, she groups up with outdated buddy and personal investigator Thomas Jackman, who quickly reveals himself once more drawing on Ursula's investigative skills as they conflict to save lots of an blameless girl from the noose. Set opposed to a history of Edwardian constraints and the struggle for women's suffrage, Ursula and Jackman steadily fully grasp they're up opposed to a refined and unsafe killer who moves back prior to they could shut the case.

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A Fatal Freedom (Ursula Grandison, Book 1)

London 1903: American Ursula Grandison is once more invovled with homicide, this time in London. As she struggles to make a residing in a society the place ladies have few rights and little freedom, she groups up with previous good friend and personal investigator Thomas Jackman, who quickly reveals himself once more drawing on Ursula's investigative skills as they conflict to avoid wasting an blameless lady from the noose.

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He'd killed the first performer easily – recalling with shivery pleasure how she'd stiffened with shock when he'd appeared behind her and slipped the rope around her neck. Never a clue he'd been waiting in the corner, under the black silk, for a half hour. The surprise entrance by the police – well, that'd shaken him. But like all good illusionists Malerick had prepared an out, which he'd executed perfectly. He finished his breakfast and took the cup into the kitchen, washed it carefully and set it in a rack to dry.

The staff beautician had done it up in a stylish bun. " Kara, now sitting on the very edge of the armchair, realized suddenly that her fists were clenched, her body a knot of tension. Her breath was coming in shallow sibilant gasps. I'll try. . Kara closed her eyes, filling with slivers of tears. Goddamnit! I'll try. . No, no, no, that's all wrong, she thought angrily. " That wasn't her sort of dialogue. It might be: "I'll be there, hons. " Or she'd say frostily, "Well, I can't tomorrow. " Whatever else about her mother, there was nothing I'll-try about her.

For just a second or two. " The heavy guard, breathing hard, glanced at the tall, brunette policewoman, shook his head and flexed and opened his huge hands. He wiped his dark palms on his blue slacks. " asked Nancy Ausonio, another young patrol officer, shorter than her partner, blonde. Franciscovich didn't think so, though she wasn't sure. Portables walking the beat in this part of the Upper West Side dealt mostly with traffic accidents, shoplifting and car theft (as well as holding the hands of distraught muggees).

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