A gentleman detective and a headstrong heiress clash in a battle of wits. Murder, mayhem, and a dash of romance in Victorian San Francisco. An "action-packed mystery" (Kirkus Reviews) that's first in a series!
Atticus Riot is a gambler turned detective who put away his magnifying glass after the death of his partner. But when the forty-year-old bachelor returns to San Francisco to finalize his early retirement, he's soon drawn into a dizzying search for a missing heiress.
Mrs. Isobel Kingston is a singular woman who disappears under circumstances as murky as the ever-present fog. To find out what became of her, Riot's powers of deduction will be tested and he'll be forced to confront his own troubled past.
A suspenseful Victorian mystery with a strong female lead and a romantic detective duo in San Francisco's lawless Barbary Coast. Fans of Laurie R. King, Deanna Raybourn, and C.S. Harris will love this thrilling historical mystery series.
Unique characters and a twisted plot.
From the ashes
Outstanding story telling!
Rom the ashes
Just a great book!!!