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Mistress of the Just Land
Mistress of the Just Land
Ashton, David, 1941-2018
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New Year's Day - and through the misty streets of Victorian Edinburgh an elegant, female figure walks the cobblestones - with a certain vengeful purpose. Jean Brash, the Mistress of the Just Land, brings her cool intelligence to solving a murder, a murder that took place in her own bawdy-house (the best in Edinburgh and her pride and joy). A prominent judge, strangled and left dangling, could bring her whole life to ruin and she didn't haul herself off the streets, up through low dirty houses of pleasure and violent vicious men - to let that come to pass. The search for the killers will take Jean back into her own dark past as she uncovers a web of political and sexual corruption in the high reaches of the Edinburgh establishment.
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Imprint:
Leicester : Charnwood, 2018.
Collation:
368 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
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ISBN:
9781444837353 (hbk)
Dewey class:
823.914
Language:
English
BRN:
2701950
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