On Sale: November 6, 2018
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Mystery Woman Sleuth
Nineteen-year-old Nell Hallam lives in a modest corner of
Mayfair with her brother Matthew, an inspector at Scotland
Yard. An exceptionally talented pianist, she aspires to
attend the Royal Academy; but with tuition beyond their
means, Nell sets out to earn the money herself—by playing
piano in a popular Soho music hall. And the fact that she
will have to disguise herself as a man and slip out at
night to do it doesn’t deter her.
Spending evenings at the Octavian is like entering an
alternate world, one of lively energy, fascinating
performers, raucous patrons—and dark secrets. And when Nell
stumbles upon the operations of an infamous crime ring
working in the shadows of the music hall, she is drawn into
a conspiracy that stretches the length of London. To
further complicate matters, she has begun to fall for the
hall owner's charismatic son, Jack, who has secrets of his
The more Nell becomes a part of the Octavian’s world, the
more she risks the relationships with the people she loves.
And when another performer is left for dead in an alley as
a warning, she realizes her future could be in jeopardy in
more ways than one.
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