Narrator Mary Jane Wells is just about perfect in this mystery set in Victorian-era Scotland. Former London debutante Sarah Gilchrist was raped, confined to a sanatorium for "promiscuity," and banished in disgrace. Upon moving to Edinburgh and attending medical school, Sarah endures the jibes of the male-dominated faculty and student body. She helps out at a clinic catering to street people and "fallen women." When she recognizes a body on the dissection table as a girl she tried to help at the clinic, Sarah determines to discover how the girl died. Wells captures the gentle, self-deprecating humor of the brave, quirky heroine, and with impeccable diction, including stuffy English and delightful Scots accents, she delivers convincing secondary characters. Wells makes a terrific series debut even better. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2017]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2017
CD ISBN 9781538437797 $34.95 Seven CDs
DD ISBN 9781538437810 $19.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2017
CD ISBN 9781538437780 $109.00 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781538437803 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
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