The Best Bad Things

The Best Bad Things

Book - 2018
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"A period novel about a female detective who goes undercover (occasionally as a man), to infiltrate a smuggling ring, and navigates shifting allegiances once on the inside" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374123697
Branch Call Number: FICTION Car
Description: 386 pages ; 25 cm


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Alma Rosales, a detective-turned-gangster in 1880s Washington State, goes looking for a stolen opium stash by disguising herself as a male alter-ego dockworker, Jack Camp. All she has to worry about is the leader of the West Coast smuggling operation, beautiful Delphine Beaumond - who also happen... Read More »

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