By Ann Granger
It's 1864 and Lizzie Martin is leaving London for the south coast of britain to be the spouse of Lucy Craven, who lives in seclusion along with her aunts and has lately misplaced an little one daughter to sickness. En path, Lizzie meets physician Lefebre, a marginally off-putting gentleman headed for a similar vacation spot. Lefebre, it seems, is an alienist employed through Lucy's kinfolk to figure out no matter if the younger lady is mad. And he discloses anything surprising: Lucy Craven does not think her daughter is lifeless; she insists the newborn was once stolen from her.
In Hampshire, problems mount. overdue at evening, Lizzie hears furtive voices outdoor, there is a gentleman farmer whose demeanor with Lucy turns out strangely general, and, whereas Lucy proves a section moody, she hardly ever turns out deranged. The girl's aunts are in actual fact withholding whatever. . . . those tensions come to a head while a guy is located useless within the backyard, stabbed with a knife from the aunts' domestic.
Lizzie calls upon her beau, Inspector Benjamin Ross. jointly, they locate themselves entangled in a secret as bewildering as any they have faced.
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A Mortal Curiosity (Lizzie Martin Mysteries) by Ann Granger