Poisonous Seed

Poisonous Seed

A Frances Doughty Mystery

eBook - 2011
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The first in a new Victorian murder mystery series set in London, featuring a clever and determined young female sleuth When a customer of William Doughty's chemist shop dies of strychnine poisoning after drinking medicine he dispensed, William is blamed, and the family faces ruinches William's daughter, 19-year-old Frances, determines to redeem her ailing father's reputation and save the business. She soon becomes convinced that the death was murder, but unable to convince the police, she turns detective. Armed only with her wits, courage, and determination, and aided by some unconventional new friends, Frances uncovers a startling deception and solves a 10-year-old murder. There will be more deaths and a secret in her own family will be revealed, before the killer is unmasked and Frances finds that her life has changed forever.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2011]
ISBN: 9780752463919
Branch Call Number: FICTION Str
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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Lunytoucan
May 22, 2018

THis book has very tiny dense print which I could not even imagine reading for any length of time.

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BurfordGirl
Nov 06, 2013

I've added Frances Doughty to my list of favourite sleuths.

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