From the Publisher
An action-packed tale of gowns, guys,
guns-and the heroines who use them
Set in turn of the century London, The Friday Society
follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young
women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab
assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie,
magician''s assistant. The three young women''s lives become
inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends
with the discovery of a murdered mystery man.
It''s up to these three, in their own charming but bold way, to
solve the murder-and the crimes they believe may be connected to
it-without calling too much attention to themselves.
Set in the past but with a modern irreverent flare, this
Steampunk whodunit introduces three unforgettable and very
ladylike-well, relatively ladylike-heroines poised for more
About the Author
Adrienne Kress studied at the University of Toronto, and at
the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Her time in the UK
served as inspiration for her middle-grade books, Alex and the
Ironic Gentleman and Timothy and the Dragon''s Gate.
Adrienne has since returned to Toronto, where she acts, directs,
produces, and writes.
About the Book
Cora, Nellie, and Michiko, teenaged assistants to three powerful men in Edwardian London, meet by chance at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered man, leading the three to work together to solve this and related crimes without drawing undue attention to themselves.
Published: December 11, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0803737610
ISBN - 13: 9780803737617