The Devil's Daughters (Paperback)
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1888. When young Scottish scientist James Murray receives a letter from Sofia Esposito, a woman he once loved and lost, he cannot refuse her cry for help. Sofia's fifteen-year-old cousin has vanished but, because of her lower-class status, the police are unwilling to investigate.

Accompanied by his younger sister Lucy, Murray returns to the city of Turin where he was once apprenticed to the world-famous criminologist, Cesare Lombroso. As he embarks on his search for the missing girl, Murray uncovers a series of mysterious disappearances of young women and rumours of a haunted abbey on the outskirts of the city.

When the body of one of the girls turns up bearing evidence of a satanic ritual, Murray begins to slot together the pieces of the puzzle. But as two more bodies are discovered, fear grips the city and a desperate hunt begins to find a truly terrifying killer before he claims his next victim.

The Devil's Daughters is the gripping new novel from Diana Bretherick, author of City of Devils.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781409150305
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 614 g
Dimensions: 164 x 234 x 39 mm


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'The Devil's Daughters makes good use of its Turin setting and its characters, particularly the real-life figure of the conceited, misguided yet brilliant Lombroso' * THE SUNDAY TIMES *

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“Great historical crime fiction”

Who doesn’t love a bit of historical crime every now and then! And if you don’t, can I suggest that you read this book? It will totally change your mind!

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