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Fertile Public Library M HAR (Text) 33500013167440 New Checked out 02/01/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780727889126
  • ISBN: 0727889125
  • Physical Description: 236 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Severn House, 2019.

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"November, 1853. Inspector Field has summoned his friends Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins to examine a body found in an attic studio, its throat cut. Around the body lie the lacerated fragments of canvas of a painting titled A Winter of Despair. On closer examination, Wilkie realizes he recognizes the victim, for he had been due to dine with him that very evening. The dead man is Edwin Milton-Hayes, one of Wilkie's brother Charley's artist friends. But what is the significance of the strange series of faceless paintings Milton-Hayes had been worked on when he died? And why is Charley acting so strangely? With his own brother under suspicion of murder, Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens set out to uncover the truth. What secrets lie among the close-knit group of Pre-Raphaelite painters who were the dead man's friends? And who is the killer in their midst?"--Publisher.
Author Notes

Cora Harrison turned to writing historical fiction after she retired from teaching to live on a farm near the Burren in the west of Ireland. As well as the Gaslight mysteries, she is the author of the Reverend Mother mysteries and the 'Mara' series of Celtic mysteries, set in 16th-century Ireland.

Subject: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 > Fiction.
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > England > London > Fiction.
Pre-Raphaelites > England > Fiction.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901 > Fiction.
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
England > London.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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