Gallows Court (Large Print / Paperback)

Gallows Court Cover Image
$25.99
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

Description


"Superb--a pitch-perfect blend of Golden Age charm and sinister modern suspense, with a main character to die for. This is the book Edwards was born to write."--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

The first Golden Age-style mystery in the Rachel Savernake series... How close can one person get to a cruel justice system before falling victim to it?

London, 1930

Sooty, sulphurous, and malign: no woman should be out on a night like this. A spate of violent deaths--the details too foul to print--has horrified the capital and the smog-bound streets are deserted. But Rachel Savernake--the enigmatic daughter of a notorious hanging judge--is no ordinary woman. To Scotland Yard's embarrassment, she solved the Chorus Girl Murder, and now she's on the trail of another killer.

Jacob Flint, a young newspaperman temporarily manning The Clarion's crime desk, is looking for the scoop that will make his name. He's certain there is more to the Miss Savernake's amateur sleuthing than meets the eye. He's not the only one.

Flint's pursuit of Rachel Savernake will draw him ever-deeper into a labyrinth of deception and corruption. Murder-by-murder, he'll be swept ever-closer to its dark heart--and to the gallows themselves.

Dark, atmospheric, and hearkening back to the Golden Age mysteries, Gallows Court is: Perfect for fans of Sherry Thomas and Sophie HannahFor readers who enjoy British crime mysteries and historical fiction


Product Details
ISBN: 9781492699521
ISBN-10: 1492699527
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publication Date: September 17th, 2019
Pages: 560
Language: English