By Tessa Harris
Within the first in a gorgeous new secret sequence set in eighteenth-century England, Tessa Harris introduces Dr. Thomas Silkstone, anatomist and pioneering forensic detective. . .
The demise of Sir Edward Crick has unleashed a torrent of gossip throughout the seedy taverns and chic ballrooms of Oxfordshire. Few mourn the dissolute younger man--except his sister, the attractive woman Lydia Farrell. whilst her husband comes lower than suspicion of homicide, she seeks specialist support from Dr. Thomas Silkstone, a tender anatomist from Philadelphia.
Thomas arrived in England to check less than its most suitable health care professional, the place his unconventional equipment in basic terms upload to his outsider prestige. opposed to his greater judgment he consents to check Sir Edward's corpse. however it isn't just the lifeless, but additionally the residing, to whom he needs to practice the willing blade of his mind. And the deeper the doctor's investigations move, the larger the danger that he'll be consigned to the ranks of the corpses he stories. . .
Advance compliment for Tessa Harris and The Anatomist's Apprentice
'"Tessa Harris has introduced a deftly plotted debut. simply if you imagine the puzzle is solved, she finds yet one more astonishing twist which leaves you marveling at her ingenuity." --Carol Carr, writer of India Black
"CSI meets The Age of cause with a well-drawn, fascinating forged of characters, headed by means of the intense Dr. Thomas Silkstone. packed with twists and turns, Tessa Harris's debut secret can confound the main adept reader. vibrant information pulled me correct into the realm of early forensic sleuthing. A web page turner!" --Karen Harper
"Tessa Harris takes us on a desirable trip into the shadowy global of anatomist Thomas Silkstone, a spot the place demise holds no secret and all issues are revealed." –Victoria Thompson, writer of Murder on Sisters' Row
"From dissection desk to drawing room, this stopover at to past due eighteenth-century England is chock jam-packed with exciting twists and turns. in addition to the traveling doctor from the colonies, Dr. Thomas Silkstone, readers will locate themselves challenged via the who, the how, and the why of homicide at an idyllic Oxfordshire manor house." --Kate Emerson