Devil by the Tail (Paperback)

Devil by the Tail By Jeanne Matthews Cover Image

Devil by the Tail (Paperback)


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What's a 20-something Union war widow to do in 1867? Start up her own detective agency with a former Reb POW, of course

Quinn Sinclair, who uses the name Mrs. Paschal professionally, and her wryly observant partner Garnick get two cases on the same day - one to help a man prove he didn't kill his wife, another to help a lawyer find reasonable doubt that his client killed her ex-lover's new bride. As the detectives dig deeper, they unearth facts that tie the cases together in disturbing ways.

This tantalizing tale of 19th Century Chicago comes complete with corrupt politicians, yellow-press reporters, gambling parlors, and colorful bawdyhouse madams. At every turn in the investigation, Quinn discovers more suspects and more secret motives for murder.

Not least among her worries, someone seems intent on murdering her

Product Details ISBN: 9781941072974
ISBN-10: 1941072976
Publisher: D. X. Varos, Ltd.
Publication Date: July 20th, 2021
Pages: 300
Language: English