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Ellen Horan

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It’s not easy to breathe life into real-life characters, especially when quoting their words extensively from reported sources, but Cunningham and Clinton live on the page as freshly as if they had stepped, newly minted, from Horan’s vivid imagination.” —Washington Post

“This is a gripping, elegantly written, and brilliantly researched legal thriller, but it is more than that: 31 Bond Street illuminates a critical period of our history with sharp insights into sex, class, and politics. Don’t miss it.” —Joe Conason, New York Times bestselling author of
The Hunting of the President and Big Lies

“31 Bond Street works as both historical fiction and courtroom drama. Add in the actuality of the event, and you h...more


Average rating: 3.38 · 986 ratings · 270 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
31 Bond Street
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31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan
" Author Ellen Horan has written a very readable historical fiction novel about the murder of Dr. Harvey Burdell in New York City in 1857. Horan's main character is Burdell's "housemistress" Ellen Cunningham, who is very quickly charged with Burdell... " Read more of this review »
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" There's just something about an unsolved mystery. I mean, we know the outcome (or you will by reading this book or researching online), but still - the possibilities are endless.

That's how this book felt to me - like the possibilities were endless... " Read more of this review »
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" First Sentence: For a boy who watched boats, his room was the perfect perch.

The brutal murder of well-to-do dentist, Dr. Burdell, immediately places his housekeeper, Emma Cunningham as the prime suspect. Attorney Henry Clinton parts ways with his... " Read more of this review »
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It’s not easy to breathe life into real-life characters, especially when quoting their words extensively from reported sources, but Cunningham and Clinton live on the page as freshly as if they had stepped, newly...more
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