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Except the Dying - Maureen Jennings
Except the Dying
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In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the naked body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. The young victim was pregnant when she died. Detective William Murdoch soon discovers that many of those connected with the girl's life have secrets to hide. Was her death on attempt to... show more
In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the naked body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. The young victim was pregnant when she died. Detective William Murdoch soon discovers that many of those connected with the girl's life have secrets to hide. Was her death on attempt to cover up a scandal in one of the city's influential families?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857689870 (0857689878)
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
Pages no: 332
Edition language: English
Series: Detective Murdoch (#1)
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AmySea
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3.5 stars.I thoroughly enjoyed this book by [a:Maureen Jennings|212730|Maureen Jennings|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1284750506p2/212730.jpg]. The world that she created in Victorian Toronto was just wonderful, and her characters, particularly her lower class ones, were so colorful ...
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Bookish for life rated it
2.0 Except the Dying
The Murdoch Mysteries remain one of my favorite feel-good shows - the characters are awesome, the murders always interesting, and the science is fun. I've read critiques that some people object to Murdoch (and even more so, Julia) being so progressive, but wasn't this the age of suffragettes (New Ze...
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