Sister Beneath the Sheet (Nell Bray #1)
I didn't think this was quite as good as the later books in the series that I began with but definitely well worth going back for. Nell has just returned from a spell in Holloway for chucking a brick through the window of 10 Downing Street (I'd guess that that is covered in another book) when Mrs Pankhurst sends her off to investigate a legacy of fifty thousand pounds that has been left to the Women's Social and Political Union (aka the suffragettes). The money has been left to them by a high cl...more
Nell Bray is a front line suffragette, an intelligent no nonsense solider in the cause for woman’s rights. Having just been released from a stint in Holloway prison, Nell is asked to trave...more
I hope this books suffers from "first in the series" syndrome. Too much story and character building and not enough work on the plot makes it a bit slow and sadly a common occurrence in mystery series, especially in the cozies.
Still it's not every day you get a prostitute leavi...more
Linscott has also published several titles under the pseudonym Caro Peacock.