“CSI meets the Age of Reason with a
well-drawn, intriguing cast of characters” (Karen Harper) in Tessa Harris’
superbly plotted historical mystery series, featuring eighteenth-century
anatomist and pioneering sleuth Dr. Thomas Silkstone.
In the notorious mental hospital known as Bedlam, Dr. Thomas Silkstone
seeks out a patient with whom he is on intimate terms. But he is unprepared for
the state in which he finds Lady Lydia Farrell. Shocked into action, Thomas
vows to help free Lydia by appealing to the custodian of her affairs, Mr.
But when Silkstone arrives at the Boughton Estate to speak to Lupton, he
finds that sweeping changes threaten to leave many villagers destitute. After a
man dies in the woods, it appears that someone has turned to murder to avenge
their cause. But for Thomas, a postmortem raises more questions than answers,
and a second murder warns him of his potentially fatal situation. Soon he
discovers a conspiracy far more sinister than anything he has ever faced. Download and start listening now!