From beautiful Victorian houses to horses, carriages, manners, dress, lifestyles, fog, and gas-lamps, the setting is rich with authenticity. The author's research is thorough, and her descriptions contain details that are interesting and satisfying to readers who love this era. Locke's mysteries should develop a loyal audience quickly. This novel incubated for almost thirty years during the author's teaching career. Let's hope that it won't be thirty years before the next one.”
—Penny Leisch, Story Circle Book Reviews
About M. Louisa
I am a recently retired professor of U.S. and Women's history, and in retirement I have published the first two historical mysteries of a planned series of novels set in Victorian San Franicsco. This series is based on my doctoral dissertation research on...