Kathleen Catches a Killer: A Victorian San Francisco Novella - M. Louisa Locke

Kathleen Catches a Killer: A Victorian San Francisco Novella

By M. Louisa Locke

  • Release Date: 2017-11-26
  • Genre: Historical


It’s the very end of December, 1880, and the servant Kathleen Hennessey expects to spend a quiet week taking care of the O’Farrell Street boarding house while her employers, Annie and Nate Dawson, are off spending the Christmas holidays with Nate’s family. However, when she agrees to help out one of her friends, Kathleen discovers that a simple case of a servant being dismissed without notice has turned into a complicated puzzle that she is determined to solve.

While featuring minor characters from Locke’s Victorian San Francisco mystery series, Kathleen Catches a Killer contains all the light romance, humor, and suspense of the longer works.  Chronologically, this novella comes right after the events in Pilfered Promises, but it can be read as a stand-alone and an excellent introduction to this mystery series about the gas-lit world of the late 19th century.  

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    By KWJN
    I have really enjoyed all the books in this series. I hope there will be more! These are characters you get to know and follow. They are set in an era I knew very little about. Kathleen is a good example. This book moves along so well. I really didn’t want to put it down, especially toward the end. Another GREAT book!