A body is found just blocks from attorney Sarah Woolson’s peaceful Rincon Hill home. Sarah is soon on the case, but nineteenth-century San Francisco is rapidly thrown into a state of panic as a gruesome crime spree begins to take hold of the city. Engaged in a life or death struggle to find the murderer, Sarah becomes embroiled in the erotic escapades of the town’s infamous high-end brothels, a proper Anglican church, Darwin’s shocking theory of evolution, and a vicious killer who will stop at nothing to achieve a scandalous objective.
Shirley Tallman was born in Los Angeles and moved to San Francisco at an early age. She and her husband, Bob, live in Eugene, Oregon, where she continues to work as a novelist and screenwriter. Visit her on the Web at www.shirleytallman.com.