Dear Laura Author:Jean Stubbs Laura was the beautiful wife of wealthy Englishman Theodore Crozier. When Theo died suddenly--and mysteriously-- anonymous letters touched fire to scandalous rumors about the young widow and Theo's charming ne'er-do-well brother Titus. There were also rumors about the strange nature of Theo's death. There had to be an inquest. And when Theodore'... more »s body was discovered to contain a lethal quantity of morphine the scandal burst into an eerie drama of murder, suicide, blackmail and infidelity. Against the backdrop of 19th century England, this delightfully chilling novel of Victorian wickedness brings into stunning focus the passions and corruptions of a fascinating bygone era.« less
This was a very good read and the author kept me guessing right until the end. My empathies swung back and forth between Laura and Theo and Inspector Lintott of Scotland Yard was a very sympathetic character. Good mystery, very evocative of the Victoria era.