There are touches of Anne Perry and Peter Lovesey in her clear-eyed look at the social ills of the period. --Denver Post
A stupendously stimulating historical mystery that will garner new readers for a rising star. --Feminist Mystery Reviews
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“The grim story is told in forthright detail and put in a social context that elicits real sympathy for characters bound by class and biology.” --The New York Times
“Life in late-19th-century Toronto comes startlingly alive in Jennings’s second gripping tale ... readers are given a vivid, heart-wrenching picture of the poverty of many in Victorian Toronto.” --Publishers Weekly
“A very powerful novel.” -Poison Pen