By Ellen Horan
there aren't any witnesses and no clues, hands element to Emma Cunningham,
the sophisticated, pale-skinned widow who controlled Burdell's residence and his
servants. Rumored to be a black-hearted gold digger with designs on the
doctor's identify and fortune, Emma is straight away positioned less than condo arrest
during a homicide research. A fast conviction is bound to catapult
flamboyant district lawyer Abraham Oakey corridor into the mayor's seat.
But one bold quandary stands in his method: the security attorney
Henry Clinton. devoted to justice and the legislation, Clinton will reduction the
vulnerable widow in her determined struggle to save lots of herself from the
Set in 1857 ny, this gripping secret is usually a
richly exact excavation of a misplaced age. Horan vividly re-creates a
tumultuous period characterised by way of a sensationalist press, competitive new
wealth, a booming real-estate industry, corruption, racial conflict,
economic inequality among women and men, and the erosion of the old
codes of habit. A story of homicide, intercourse, greed, and politics, this
spellbinding narrative transports readers to a time that eerily echoes
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31 Bond Street: A Novel by Ellen Horan