In Victorian England, a woman must save her husband, who's suspected of the murder of his first wife, by solving a dark mystery.
WHY SERIAL BOXERS LOVE IT: finally gives Wilkie Collins' heroine the story she deserves, the sequel to the first mystery ever published
Marian Halcombe never believed she’d fall in love, let alone marry. That is, until she meets Theo Camlet. But when Theo’s first wife, who everyone believed to be dead, reappears, Marian’s happy-ever-after might just slip away. Marian and her brother in law, Walter, must delve into the darkest and most dangerous corners of London to save Theo from accusations of bigamy and murder, as well as the hangman’s noose.