EPUB The Coroners Daughter

The Coroners Daughter

Andrew Hughes µ 5 Read

Spunky and bright Abigail Lawless uncovers evidence that a ecent suicide may have been murder in 1816 Dublin I was immediately drawn to the first line the first page of *THE CORONER S DAUGHTER PEGASUS BOOKS *CORONER S DAUGHTER Pegasus Books 2017 For my eighteenth birthday Father promised me the hand of a handsome young man which he duly delivered mounted in a glass bell jar And so it begins a lovely elationship between Abby Lawless and her father the town s coroner Abby is a spunky slightly uirky young woman with an adventuresome spirit I was slightly uirky young woman with an adventuresome spirit I was with her almost immediately Plus she loves science But it s 1816 in Dublin and young women just don t un around with their acad It didn t take long at all for me to become attached to Abigail s character I couldn t help but admire her determination to discover the truth Even if at times she managed to get herself into some pretty tricky situations Especially as a woman of that time wouldn t have been usually doing the things Abby did Abby is curious independent and eager to learn which I loved due to her father s work she has a first hand knowledge of
and scientific facts Which is where her curiosity comes from along with making sure the truth will be evealed The addition of science and medicine to the story was perfect and made the story even enjoyable for me Andrew Hughes has a lovely descriptive writing style that made me feel as if I was ight there experiencing everything with the characters The scene was set perfectly along with giving the Health and Wellbeing in Childhood reader an interesting mystery to solve and an intriguingeligious aspect too I Child Support, for the Non-Custodial Parent, Alabama Edition (Series 1, for the Non-Custodial Parent) really enjoyed the friendship between Abby and Ewan it was a lovely addition providing some lighter moments to balance out with the mystery The story moves at a good pace and kept my interest throughout with clues and secrets beingevealed at just the L. Munatius Plancus: Serving and Surviving in the Roman Revolution right moment to keep the me invested in discovering the truth A wonderful story that just cements my love of historical fictionFive stars from meWith thanks to Thomas at Transworld for my copy This is my honest and unbiased opinion Awesome historical fiction I loved Abigail her courage humor and empathy make her unforgettable Hope Andrew Hughes brings her back for a seuel Excellent historical mystery set in 1816 Dublin Youead that correctly we e not in England any HoorayOur heroine Abigail Lawless is bright curious and determined to get to the bottom of several cases her father has been involved with Her investigations put her in harm s way as well as worry her father When her father s assistant Ewan Weir asks her why she f I absolutely LOVED this wonderful book So atm. Dublin 1816 A young nursemaid conceals a pregnancy and then murders her newborn in the home of the Neshams a prominent family in a adical Christian sect known as the Brethren Rumors swirl about the identity of the child’s father but before an inuest can be held the maid is found dead after an apparent suicide When Abigail Lawless the eighteen year old daughter of the city coron. Ospheric and full of character Abigail was such a gutsy girl one of my favourite heroines of all time This was a wild *Wild Ride And I Loved *ride and I loved Abigail is seemingly so calm and collected but never boring I can only hope this is the first in a series because the teeny tiny hint of The Organization Man romance begs for This historical mystery novel about a coroner s daughter by the author Andrew Hughes has been a joyfulevelation to me for this story kept me captivated from start to finishStorytelling is of a superb uality all characters come wonderfully to life within this thrilling tale and the place Dublin Ireland and its surroundings are beautifully pictured in this very entertaining bookThe story is situated in Dublin Ireland in the year AD 1816 and it tells the story of Abigail Lawless the daughter of a Dublin coronerWhat I like to mention first is that this tale starts with one of the best lines I ve ever ead in my life and it goes like this For my eighteenth birthday Father promised me the hand of a handsome young man which he duly delivered mounted in a glass bell jarThe story begins when
lungs of a new born are examined by Abigail s father Mr Lawless coroner of Dublin North and coming to the conclusion that the baby lived and was murdered supposedly by her natural mother the maid from the Nesham household Emilie Casey and then hidden away in the Blessington Street BasinWhile visiting Mr Nesham with her father in who s household Emilie was working Abigail Lawless finds a note in a bible and takes it home and from that point on her investigation into the death of the baby and somewhat later on also Emilie s death will enter turbulent and Hectic Murderous TimesWhat Will Follow murderous timesWhat will follow a determined self conscious and inuisitive Abigail in a time for this is the 19th century where the Irish and Dublin are uled and suppressed by the British and also where in this environment men are supposedly superior to women but still Abigail sets out to start to investigate connected murders with the professional help from her father and his assistant Ewan until secrets will unveil about these murders when finally she s to witness a deadly encounter before the culprits will be exposed and an unexpected act of sacrifice will end this eventful murder mysteryHighly The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945 recommended for this is a wonderful standalone book but one that could be turned into a formidable series something I hope the author will think about and what this book is concerned I like to call it Ingenious Clever Sleuthing By Wonderful Abigail Lawless The Year Without a Summer 1816 attributed to the eruption of a volcano in the Dutch East Er by chance discovers a message from the maid’s seducer she sets out to discover the truthAn only child Abigail has beenaised amid the books and instruments of her father’s grim profession and he in turn indulges her curious and critical mind Now she must push against the estrictions society places on a girl her age to pursue an increasingly dangerous investigation Abigail.
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Ndies provides a properly gloomy and unusual weather setting for Andrew Hughes brilliant The Coroner s DaughterAbigail Lawless the coroner s precocious daughter early on in the novel becomes curious about a nursemaid accused of murdering her newborn baby Her curiosity eveals the identity of the child father leads to the murder of s father leads to the murder of servant initially adjudged a suicide and sets in motion a chain of events which put Abby and Ewan her father s assistant in mortal danger Overall hangs the brooding presence of the Brethren a strict new eligious sectAside from the mystery which is paramount to the story I enjoyed Abigail s interest in science her theory about the cause of the dismal weather which upsets both staid scientists and dour The United States and Peru: Cooperation -- At a Cost religious types her humor her adventuresome nature and her eual delight in ordinary feminine pursuits Her growingelationship with Ewan provides a bit of Information Security Governance romance toelieve the grim aspects of the taleHughes presents a canvas with likeable ealistic characters a glimpse into early 19th century Dublin a gripping plot that kept me turning pages and a satisfying conclusion I am afraid I cannot join in the chorus of praise with which this book seems to have been metThere is some fine writing but there are also lots of very clunky passages There is some fine historical detail but there are lots of areas which seem to me very unauthenticI feel the author could not make up his mind whether he was writing straight historical fiction or simply having fun and playing with the genreThere were too many strands to none of which was full justice given Would this have been better as two shorter books or is the author laying the groundwork for a seriesThe heroine was a Lizzie Bennet with a scientific bent and a very annoying habit of getting into potentially very dangerous situations without thinki Four and a half starsI picked this one up on the ecommendation of a strong eview from Smart Btches and had to agree this atmospheric mystery totally worked for meAbigail Lawless is the only child of the city coroner She s grown up around her father s tools of the trade and he has mostly indulged her curiosity treating her as a person not as merely female When a young nursemaid murders her baby and then is found dead shortly after a person not as merely female When a young nursemaid murders her baby and then is found dead shortly after senses all is not as it might seem and determines to get to the truthAn interestingly plotted story The Coroner s Daughter kept me eagerly turning its pages Abigail is an imperfect heroine in an imperfect world but her determination and sense of justice are a delight to behold I would absolutely ead adventures about Ms Lawless. ’s searches begin to uncover the well guarded secrets of two factions the Christian Brethren and a burgeoning Widow of Dartmoor rationalist community drawing the attention of a sinister figure who emerges in fleeting glimpses and second handeports the man with the lazy eyeDetermined Dark Calling resourceful and intuitive Abigail Lawless emerges as a young lady sleuth operating at the dawn of forensic scienc.