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Author: Kaite Welsh Narrator: Mary Jane Wells Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Sarah Gilchrist Series Release Date: May 2019 ISBN: 9781982570361
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In this sequel to the acclaimed The Wages of Sin―and once again set in moody fin de siecle Edinburgh―Sarah Gilchrist finds herself trying to prove her fiancé’s innocence in the midst of his murder trial.

Edinburgh, 1893.

Sarah Gilchrist has no intention of marrying her dull fiancé Miles, the man her family hope will restore her reputation and put an end to her dreams of becoming a doctor, but when he is arrested for a murder she is sure he didn’t commit, she finds herself his reluctant ally.

Beneath the genteel façade of upper class Edinburgh lurks blackmail, adultery, poison, and madness, and Sarah must return to Edinburgh’s slums, back alleys, and asylums as she discovers the dark past about a family where no one is what they seem, even Miles himself.

It also brings her back into the orbit of her mercurial professor, Gregory Merchiston―he sees Sarah as his protege, but can he stave off his demons long enough to teach her the skills that will save her life?

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Richly evocative…Sarah’s plight is an infuriating one indeed, and readers will cheer her every step of the way.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Welsh depicts Victorian Edinburgh and nineteenth-century medicine with impressive authority.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Kaite Welsh is an Edinburgh-based journalist and critic and the literature officer at Creative Scotland. She writes a weekly column for the London Daily Telegraph and makes frequent appearances on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. She was included on the Independent on Sunday’s 2015 Rainbow List, which recognizes the 101 most influential LGBTI people in the United Kingdom. In 2014 she was shortlisted for both the Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award and the Moniack Mhor Bridge Award.

About the Narrator

Mary Jane Wells (a.k.a. McAllister Lee) is a British actress, writer, voice-over artist, and Earphones Award and Audie Award–winning narrator. A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, she held a recurring role on the BBC’s Half Moon Investigates and narrated the BBC Three television show My Children, which won a Scottish BAFTA.