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a "riveting historical novel based on true events ....vivid setting, compelling plot, and multifaceted characters." — Kirkus Reviews


The Great Scandal of British Calcutta


It's 1883, and newspapers are flying off the shelves in Calcutta, Edinburgh and London. Mary Pigot, lady superintendent of the Scottish Female Mission in Calcutta, has been charged by The Reverend William Hastie with mismanagement and immorality, and she's fighting back!


After ten years of hard work growing the mission, raising funds and educating women, Mary's career is now in ruins. With nothing to lose, she takes her case to the Calcutta High Court and sues Hastie for malicious libel. A woman publicly suing a man! It's just the type of scandal that sells lots of newspapers.


Based on actual events, Two Coins takes readers into Justice William Norris' steamy courtroom in the middle of monsoon season. The scandal engulfs the entire missionary community, destroying almost everyone involved. Will Mary prevail?

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2019
February 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
523
Pages
PUBLISHER
Wagner-Wright Enterprises
SELLER
Bublish, Inc.
SIZE
3.6
MB

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