The Anatomist's Apprentice (Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery)

The Anatomist's Apprentice (Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery)

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 during the seedy taverns and chic ballrooms of Oxfordshire. Few mourn the dissolute younger man--except his sister, the attractive woman Lydia Farrell. while her husband comes less than suspicion of homicide, she seeks specialist aid from Dr. Thomas Silkstone, a tender anatomist from Philadelphia.

Thomas arrived in England to review lower than its most desirable healthcare professional, the place his unconventional tools purely upload to his outsider prestige. opposed to his larger judgment he is of the same opinion to envision Sir Edward's corpse. however it isn't just the lifeless, but additionally the dwelling, to whom he needs to observe the willing blade of his mind. And the deeper the doctor's investigations cross, the higher the chance that he'll be consigned to the ranks of the corpses he experiences. . .

Advance compliment for Tessa Harris and The Anatomist's Apprentice

'"Tessa Harris has brought a deftly plotted debut. simply for those who imagine the puzzle is solved, she unearths yet one more incredible 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 via the bright 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 international of anatomist Thomas Silkstone, a spot the place dying 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 overdue eighteenth-century England is chock choked with interesting twists and turns. besides the vacationing healthcare professional from the colonies, Dr. Thomas Silkstone, readers will locate themselves challenged by way of the who, the how, and the why of homicide at an idyllic Oxfordshire manor house." --Kate Emerson

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