By Ann Granger
It's 1864 and Lizzie Martin is leaving London for the south coast of britain to be the better half of Lucy Craven, who lives in seclusion together with her aunts and has lately misplaced an toddler daughter to ailment. En path, Lizzie meets medical professional Lefebre, a marginally off-putting gentleman headed for a similar vacation spot. Lefebre, it seems, is an alienist employed via Lucy's relations to figure out even if the younger girl is mad. And he discloses anything surprising: Lucy Craven does not think her daughter is lifeless; she insists the child used to be stolen from her.
In Hampshire, issues mount. past due at evening, Lizzie hears furtive voices open air, there is a gentleman farmer whose demeanor with Lucy turns out strangely regularly occurring, and, whereas Lucy proves a section moody, she rarely turns out deranged. The girl's aunts are truly withholding anything. . . . those tensions come to a head whilst a guy is located lifeless 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