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From the Charred Remains

(2014)
(The second book in the Lucy Campion Mysteries series)
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It's 1666 and the Great Fire has just decimated an already plague-ridden London. Lady's maid Lucy Campion, along with pretty much everyone else left standing, is doing her part to help the city clean up and recover. But their efforts come to a standstill when a couple of local boys stumble across a dead body that should have been burned up in the fire but miraculously remained intact - the body of a man who died not from the plague or the fire, but from the knife plunged into his chest.

Searching for a purpose now that there's no lady in the magistrate's household for her to wait on, Lucy has apprenticed herself to a printmaker. But she can't help but use her free time to help the local constable, and she quickly finds herself embroiled in the murder investigation. It will take all of her wits and charm, not to mention a strong stomach and a will of steel, if Lucy hopes to make it through alive herself, in From the Charred Remains by Susanna Calkins.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Susanna Calkins's From the Charred Remains

Hardback Editions

April 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: From the Charred Remains: A Mystery (Lucy Campion Mysteries)
Author(s): Susanna Calkins
ISBN: 1-250-00788-7 / 978-1-250-00788-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: From the Charred Remains: A Mystery (Lucy Campion Mysteries)
Author(s): Susanna Calkins
ISBN: 1-250-06051-6 / 978-1-250-06051-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: From the Charred Remains: A Mystery (Lucy Campion Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Susanna Calkins
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA