But this would be no ordinary journey.
Within just a few short miles the amateur detective had held two menacing convicts at gun point, acquired an inquisitive assistant by the name of Ivy Jessop, and embarked on an investigation into the case of a missing governess.
Teaming up together, Hester and Ivy must combine their Sherlock Holmes style intellect with their feminine wiles, to solve a series of mysteries that have defeated lesser minds.
Over the course of three adventures, Hester and Ivy find themselves up against a spate of murders, confused identities, missing people, thieves and forgeries.
'The Puzzled Bridegroom' is the first in a dazzling new series of Victorian mystery stories that is perfect for fans of Sherlock Holmes, G W Calkitto, and the Raffles series.
“A slick and sassy detective series. The female Holmes and Watson take on the criminal underworld of London.” - Richard Foreman, best-selling author of of the Raffles series.
Tony Evans is a full-time writer. His other publications include adaptations of classic novels [for the “Real Reads” series] and co-authorship of a book on steam locomotives. He lives with his wife in the Yorkshire Dales.
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