A Mortal Likeness: A Victorian Mystery by Laura Joh Rowland

By Laura Joh Rowland

A photographer in Whitechapel, London, Sarah Bain is additionally a personal detective—skilled at shooting others’ darkish secrets and techniques, and professional at preserving her personal. while a filthy rich banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, posts a good-looking present for locating his lacking baby, all of London joins in, hoping to win that money for themselves. frequently discouraged through a saturated industry, Sarah is as an alternative apparently allured as she realizes the case hits a lot in the direction of domestic than she first thought.

As she dives in, she discovers a photo of child Robin Mariner and his mom. however it eerily resembles the autopsy photos Sarah, herself, takes of deceased childrens posed to appear as though they have been alive. Now it’s doubtful even if the abduction is a cover-up to conceal the truth of his disappearance, or if it’s actually a cry for help.

The clock is ticking and Sarah needs to discover the reality earlier than her prior catches as much as her in A Mortal Likeness, the gripping follow-up to bestselling writer Laura Joh Rowland’s The Ripper’s Shadow.

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