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The sign of the gallows

Author: Susanna Calkins
Publisher: London : Severn House, 2021. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First world editionView all editions and formats
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"London, 1667. On her way to a new market to peddle her True Accounts and Strange News, printer's apprentice Lucy Campion quickly regrets her decision to take the northwestern road. Dark and desolate, the path leads her to the crossroads - and to the old hanging tree. She doesn't believe in ghosts, but she's not sure ghosts don't believe in her. But before she even reaches the crossroads, she's knocked off her feet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Lucy Campion, (Fictitious character); Lucy Campion
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Calkins
ISBN: 9780727889560 0727889567 9781780297415 1780297416
OCLC Number: 1159500334
Description: 234 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Susanna Calkins.

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"London, 1667. On her way to a new market to peddle her True Accounts and Strange News, printer's apprentice Lucy Campion quickly regrets her decision to take the northwestern road. Dark and desolate, the path leads her to the crossroads - and to the old hanging tree. She doesn't believe in ghosts, but she's not sure ghosts don't believe in her. But before she even reaches the crossroads, she's knocked off her feet by two men in a hurry. What were they running from? To her dismay, she soon discovers for herself: there, dangling from the tree, is the body of a man. Did he commit self-murder, or is there something darker afoot? The more Lucy learns, the more determined she is to uncover the truth. But this time, even the help and protection of magistrate's son Adam, and steadfast Constable Duncan, may not be enough to keep her safe from harm . . ."--Publisher.

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