A Gift of Poison - The Bronte Mysteries (Hardback)Bella Ellis (author)
Haworth 1847 - Anne and Emily Bronte have had their books accepted for publication, while Charlotte's has been rejected everywhere, creating a strained atmosphere at the parsonage.
At the same time, a shocking court case has recently concluded, acquitting a workhouse master of murdering his wife by poison. Everyone thinks this famously odious and abusive man is guilty. However, he insists he is many bad things but not a murderer. When an attempt is made on his life, he believes it to be the same person who killed his wife and applies to the detecting sisters for their help.
Despite reservations, they decide that perhaps, as before, it is only they who can get to the truth and prove him innocent - or guilty - without a shadow of doubt.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 462 g
Dimensions: 220 x 142 x 36 mm
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“This series is the real deal if you're a Bronte fan”
I've been a fan of this Bronte mystery series since its beginning, and the things I've always loved about it are still present in this latest instalment.
For each of the three sisters, as well as their... More
“Genius characterizations that seem to live and breathe on the page”
No one can match Bella Ellis when it comes to (fictionally) bringing the Brontes back to life! As with the previous books in the series, the dialogue and personalities seem just so genuinely possible that it's... More
“Sad to see this series come to an end”
Whilst I was pleased to read another Bronte mystery by Bella Ellis, I am a little sad to think that "A Gift of Poison" may be the last. Each book is written during downtime when the Brontes weren't... More
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