Bloody Lessons:: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

M. Louisa Locke
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In Bloody Lessons, it's the winter of 1880, and the 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 Laura, Nate's sister, may be one of the teachers being targeted.

In this installment of the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, readers will find the same blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense, played out against the historical backdrop of late 19th century San Francisco, that they found in Maids of Misfortune and Uneasy Spirits.

If you are new to this series, you will still enjoy spending time with the lively residents of Annie Fuller's boarding house 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.
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About the author

M. Louisa Locke, a retired professor of U.S. and Women’s history, has embarked on a new career with her best-selling Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, which is based on Dr. Locke's doctoral research on late 19th century working women. Maids of Misfortune, the first in this series, features domestic service, and Uneasy Spirits, the sequel, explores women and 19th Spiritualism. Her third book, Bloody Lessons, focuses on teachers working in the San Francisco public schools in 1880. Deadly Proof, is about women in the San Francisco printing industryShe has also written four short stories that are based on characters from the novels, and they can be found in this collection, Victorian San Francisco Stories. 

Go to http://mlouisalocke.com/ for more about M. Louisa Locke and her work, including information about the historical research behind these books.

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Publisher
M. Louisa Locke
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Published on
Dec 4, 2014
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Pages
313
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian
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