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By Tessa Harris
Eighteenth-century anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the English geographical region to resolve a tangled net of puzzle, drugs, and murder--in this beautiful new novel from Tessa Harris...
A guy staggers out of his cottage into the streets of Oxfordshire, shattering an differently peaceable night with the bad sight of his physique shaking and heaving, eyes wild with horror. some of the villagers think the satan himself has entered Joseph Makepeace, the newest sufferer of a "great fog" that darkens the skies over England like a Biblical plague. whilst Joseph's son and daughter are came across murdered--heads bashed in via a shovel--the town's worst suspicions are proven: Evil is in another country, and desires to be banished.
A amazing guy of technology, Dr. Thomas Silkstone isn't one to heed superstition. but if he arrives on the property of the stunning widow girl Lydia Farrell, he reveals that it's not only her grain and cattle in danger. A shroud of poser surrounds Lydia's misplaced baby, who should still be alive in a workhouse. A usual catastrophe fills the skies with smoke and ash, clogging the lungs of all who breathe it in. And the grisly information of a father's crime compels Dr. Silkstone to seem for solutions past his scientific books--between the satan and the deep blue sea...
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"Outstanding...well-rounded characters, cleverly hid proof and an guaranteed prose kind element to a protracted run for this historic series." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Populated with actual old characters and admirably researched, Harris's novel encompasses a advanced and engrossing plot. a slightly of romance makes this sophomore day trip much more attractive. Savvy readers also will remember Hilary Mantel's the large, O'Brien." --Library Journal
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"Densely plotted... We await--indeed, demand--the sequel." --The ny occasions booklet Review
"An soaking up debut... Harris has quite a lot of methods up her sleeve or even veteran armchair puzzle solvers usually are surprised." --Publishers Weekly
"Smart misdirection and time-period applicable clinical information make for a promising begin to a brand new sequence. a powerful selection for readers of Ariana Franklin and Caleb Carr." --Library magazine
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Friendly. Then he’d back off as though he’d stepped across an invisible line he’d never planned to get near. She didn’t quite know what to make of him or his attitude. She understood that he didn’t want to ride drag. But she had the feeling that she was the true thorn in his side. And she couldn’t figure out why.
An adventure . . that had her shaking clear down to her boots. As far as Matt was concerned, the only thing worse than riding drag was marching into battle. The cattle churned up enough dust to bury a man if he stood still for any length of time. SAMANTHA AND THE COWBOY 45 The prickly dirt and the smell of hide heated by the sun didn’t seem to bother his riding partner any. The kid still sat with his back straight, his green eyes large and round as he peered over the bandanna as though he feared he’d miss out on something important.
It’s not hard, but it’s miserable. You end up choking down all the dust stirred up by the cattle. Hand your stuff over to Cookie, then mount up. ” He made it sound as though riding point was better than riding drag. He was right. She did have a lot to learn. Including who everyone was. ” she asked. He tilted his head toward the supply wagon. “The cook. ” SAMANTHA AND THE COWBOY 43 He shrugged. “They just do. ” She untied the burlap sack from around the saddle horn and cautiously approached the man who was now tying things into place at the wagon.
The Devil's Breath (Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery Series, Book 3) by Tessa Harris