Things in Jars – Jess Kidd


Oozes Victorian atmosphere. A pacy plot with a ballsy lady-detective & a most unusual side-kick! This is so much more than a mystery read. The characters have fascinating back-stories and I hope I’ll meet them again. Jo

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A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN DAILY EXPRESS, I AND IRISH INDEPENDENT Thrilling, mysterious, twisted Graham Norton Utterly mesmerising . . . A triumph New York Times Book Review Delivers chills galore Guardian The case of the extraordinary child . . . London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age. To recover a stolen child, Bridie must enter the dark world of medical curiosities. The public love a spectacle and this child may well prove the most remarkable spectacle London has ever seen. Things in Jars is a Victorian novel unlike any other, one that explores what it is to be human in inhumane times.

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