Florence Nightingale #2
Crooked Lane Books
On Sale: May 7, 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
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For fans of Charles Todd and Deanna Raybourn comes
Christine Trent's second Florence Nightingale
Cholera has broken out in London, but
Florence Nightingale has bigger problems when people begin
dying of a far more intentional cause—murder.
London summer of 1854 is drawing to a close when a deadly
outbreak of cholera grips the city. Florence Nightingale is
back on the scene marshaling her nurses to help treat
countless suffering patients at Middlesex Hospital as the
disease tears through the Soho slums. But beyond the dangers
of the disease, something even more evil is seeping through
the ailing streets of London.
It begins with an
attack on the carriage of Florence's friend, Elizabeth
Herbert, wife to Secretary at War Sidney Herbert. Florence
survives, but her coachman does not. Within hours, Sidney's
valet stumbles into the hospital, mutters a few cryptic
words about the attack, and promptly dies from cholera.
Frantic that an assassin is stalking his wife, Sidney
enlists Florence's help, who accepts but has little to go
on save for the valet's last words and a curious set of
dice in his jacket pocket. Soon, the suspects are piling up
faster than cholera victims, as there seems to be no end to
the number of people who bear a grudge against the Herbert
Now, Florence is in a race against
time—not only to save the victims of a lethal disease, but
to foil a murderer with a disturbingly sinister goal—in A
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