Under The Dragon's Tail

September 18, 2012|
Under The Dragon's Tail by Maureen Jennings
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Desperate women, rich and poor, come to her in need of help - and discretion. Dolly Merishaw is a midwife and an abortionist in Victorian Toronto, but although she keeps quiet about her clients'' condition, her contempt and greed leaves them resentful and angry. So it comes as no surprise when this malicious woman is murdered. What is a shock, though, is that a week later a young boy is found dead in Dolly''s squalid kitchen. Now, Detective Murdoch isn''t sure if he''s hunting one murderer - or two.

MAUREEN JENNINGS''s first novel in the Detective Murdoch series, Except the Dying, was published to rave reviews and shortlisted for both the Arthur Ellis and the Anthony first novel awards. The influential Drood Review picked Poor Tom Is Cold as one of its favourite mysteries of 2001. Let Loose the Dogs was shortlisted for the 2004 An...
Title:Under The Dragon's Tail
Product dimensions:320 pages, 7.99 X 5.2 X 0.84 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 7.99 X 5.2 X 0.84 in
Published:September 18, 2012
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771095979

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