Maids of Misfortune (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery #1)
Publish date: July 31st 2011
Publisher: M. Louisa Locke
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, 19th Century
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery (#1)
I knew as soon as I started this book that I was going to love it and I was right. A strong female heroine set in the Victorian era with a clever mystery is a recipe for success.Annie Fuller is a widow who escaped a stifling marriage when her husband committed suicide. She moved from New York to San...
As a gently-bred widow in nineteenth century San Francisco, Annie Fuller struggles to be financially independent. To supplement her boarding house earnings, she also gives advice masquerading as a fortune teller. When one of her favorite clients seemingly commits suicide on the eve of his greatest...
Overall rating: 4.75 stars"Maids of Misfortune" is the first of M. Louisa Locke's Victorian San Francisco mystery series. I read the second volume, "Uneasy Spirits," first. Either book stands just fine on its own.In this story, widow Annie Fuller is trying to figure out how to manage an unexpected...
This was a solid, well written book with a pretty good plot - I guessed the bad guy about half-way through. I think when I started reading this book I wasn't in the mood for it, so it felt as though it dragged a bit. I usually avoid the undercover-in-disguise sort of mystery, but this one was don...
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