A shocking murder. A woman sentenced to hang. And the young lawyer determined to discover the truth. Award-winning debut author Anna Mazzola brings London alive in her haunting and enthralling novel of human frailty and fear--and of the terrible consequences of jealousy and misunderstanding.
Sentenced to hang for her alleged role in a shocking murder, Sarah confronts the young lawyer asked to examine her guilty verdict. She says she is innocent, but she refuses to explain the evidence given in court--the evidence that convicted her. Battling his own demons, Edmund Fleetwood is determined to find the truth--and to uncover why Sarah won't talk. As the day of execution draws closer, Edmund struggles to discover whether she is the victim of a wrongful conviction, or a dangerous and devious criminal.
Based on the real case of Sarah Gale--fans of Alias Grace and The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher won't want to miss this Edgar Award-winning novel of gothic suspense and murder.
Sourcebooks Landmark, 9781492635475, 400pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 2017