As the unforgiving cold swirled around the girl's unclad body, the bleakness of malice reflected in her lifeless eyes. There was something more sinister than the frigid Canadian weather responsible for Theresa Laporte's death, and Detective William Murdoch was going to uncover it all. The girl had opium in her system and an unborn child in her belly--with evidence suggesting both may have been forced upon her unwillingly. Retracing the frightened girl's steps takes Murdoch through the high and low streets of Victorian Toronto, bringing him from a den of doxies to the well-appointed parlors of the city's most influential families. Everyone has secrets lurking in the shadows--and Murdoch is caught between his own conscience and pressure from above to solve the murder while shielding the city's elite.
Mystery-Thriller-Suspense, Mystery, Historical,