The Russian Hill Murders - UNABRIDGED Author:Shirley Tallman Defying convention, spirited nineteenth-century lawyer Sarah Woolson sets out to prove herself in her first criminal trial.Though her own law firm barely tolerates her and her mother begs her to settle down, plucky young attorney Sarah Woolson flouts notions of proper feminine behavior in this nineteenth-century answer to Legally Blonde. When a ... more »woman whose husband has died in a sweatshop fire asks for Sarahs help in finding the culprit, she insists on taking the case against her bosss wishes. Even more scandalously, when several people affiliated with a charity hospital die within a few days of each other, Sarah puts herself in the middle of the puzzle, racing against time to find the killer and defend a Chinese man accused of murder. Imagine, a woman lawyer in court!« less
The second in the Sarah Woolson Historical Murder Mystery series. If you like this genre, you will really enjoy this book. Set in 1880's San Francisco, all historical facts are accurate. Sarah Woolson, one of the first female lawyers in the U.S., gets into more scrapes and trouble as she plunges into another series of mysteries that must be unravelled. Very entertaining!