By Brenda Joyce
Ny, 1902. Irrepressible heiress and intrepid sleuth Francesca Cahill strikes from her personal stylish global of 5th street to the teeming underbelly of society, a spot of delight, passions. . .and occasionally lethal perversions. regardless of the misgivings of her fiancee, Calder Hart, Francesca can't shrink back from a hazard that's terrorizing the tenement local of reduce new york. A madman has attacked 3 girls, yet whereas the 1st sufferers survived, the 3rd is lifeless, elevating the stakes. the entire sufferers are impoverished yet attractive Irishwomen--and Francesca fears that Maggie Kennedy and Gwen O'Neil, associates who stay close by, should be subsequent. quickly she is operating together with her former love, police commisioner Rick Bragg--Calder's part brother and worst rival. yet whilst Calder's jealous passions go away his dating with Francesca teetering at the verge of collapse, Francesca is frantically at the killer's path, sure The Slasher will strike again--afraid she's going to be too past due. . .
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The reporters had failed to note that. ” “She was found at noon today. ” He gave her a significant look. If the woman had been in her underclothes, then she had been murdered either first thing in the morning, or in the evening before bed. “Rick, I had read that the first two victims were Irishwomen in their twenties. ” He leaned over the woman and moved her long, tangled dark red hair away from her neck. Her throat was brutally slit. Francesca wanted to gag; instead, she closed her eyes and breathed hard.
But we can’t go home. ” Bridget burst into tears and ran behind the curtain that clearly partitioned off a sleeping area. Gwen stood staring at the mustard-colored drape, clearly torn and anguished. Francesca could not fathom Gwen’s last words. Why couldn’t she and her daughter return home? Francesca went to her and laid her palm on her shoulder. ” “It’s hard,” Gwen whispered. “I tried to find good work, but all I could find was work in a factory. We make candles all day long. At home, I was a ladies’ maid in a mansion on a hill.
I knew them all! ” Francesca leaned forward eagerly. ” “In one way or another,” Maggie cried. “Francis and I seem to shop for our groceries at the same time—she is so kind and so sweet—I often bump into her at Schmidt’s Grocery Store. She was so happy,” she added in a whisper. ” Francesca sat up straight. ” If so, then she was still wed. “I know she was once married. I had thought she was a widow, actually,” Maggie said with some surprise. Bragg had reviewed the file with her, and Francis O’Leary was no widow.