The Bohemian Girl

The Bohemian Girl

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When Denton, the famous American author and expatriate in turn-of-the-century London, receives a letter from a young woman saying she's in danger and needs his help, he doubts there's anything he can do. The letter is months old, and was only forwarded to him when the buyer of a painting found it stuck behind the frame. But why did she hide the note instead of sending it? The search for answers leads Denton into the heart of Bohemian London---the world of artists and their models, of brilliance and depravity, where the border between genius and madness is hard to discern but easy to cross. And before he has learned the shocking truth, Denton will discover what it's like to be the object of a lethal obsession and endure a terrifying confrontation with his own demons.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's, 2010, c2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780312538972
0312538979
Branch Call Number: FIC Camer 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 309 p

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omen Nov 21, 2014

Puts most other Victoria age mystery authors to shame. Great writing with a real sense of history.

martins_mom Nov 23, 2011

Sherlock Homes meets Buffalo Bill Cody: a many- layered mystery set in Edwardian London. American writer Denton lives a life that books are made of. The woman he loves, Janet Striker, is a fascinatingly elusive character.

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