By Lene Kaaberbøl
New York Times bestselling writer Lene Kaaberbøl returns together with her cherished protagonist Madeleine Karno—an bold younger lady who shatters the confines of 19th century France.
On June second, 1894, within the wake of President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot’s assassination, France descends into chaos and riots within the streets of Varbourg. Many lives are misplaced within the mayhem, but if one woman of the evening is located murdered with brutal incisions and no signal of a fight, it's transparent whatever is amiss. Madeleine Karno needs to ask herself the terrifying query: have they got their own Jack the Ripper in France?
Madeleine is not any stranger to situations equivalent to this. although she is a girl in forensic pathology (a occupation thought of unseemly even for men), her contemporary paintings with a string of mysterious deaths and changing into the 1st lady pupil admitted to the college of Varbroug has earned her a few semblance of admire. yet there’s purely lots her body structure classes can do to aid her discover the mysteries of a mad scientist’s brutal murders. Madeleine needs to do no matter what it takes—investigate the darkest corners of the town or even paintings undercover—to song down a assassin at huge. but when there’s something the click has correct approximately “Mademoiselle Death,” it’s this: it takes a girl to discover a killer of women.
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A Lady in Shadows: A Madeleine Karno Mystery by Lene Kaaberbøl