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    Edward Kane and the Parlour Maid Murderer

    £19.99
    'A book with a bounce.' Comic, Dickensian murder mystery set in Victorian Edinburgh.
    ISBN: 9781910895481
    AuthorRoss Macfarlane
    Pub Date30/11/2020
    BindingHardback
    Pages300
    Availability: In Stock

    Scotland, 1850. The penalty for murder is death by hanging. Why then employ a young



    defence lawyer with no trial experience who is surely destined to fail? And why does his



    client refuse to tell him what happened on the night the crime took place? "Edward Kane



    and the Parlour Maid Murderer" follows the young Advocate, Edward Kane, and his



    manservant, Mr Horse from the great houses of Edinburgh to the taverns and alleyways of



    the Old Town in search of answers - and defence. Written by Ross Macfarlane QC ("Noted



    legal expert" - Legal 500), the novel evokes the sights and sounds of Victorian Scotland,



    introducing a rich cast of characters.

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    Scotland, 1850. The penalty for murder is death by hanging. Why then employ a young



    defence lawyer with no trial experience who is surely destined to fail? And why does his



    client refuse to tell him what happened on the night the crime took place? "Edward Kane



    and the Parlour Maid Murderer" follows the young Advocate, Edward Kane, and his



    manservant, Mr Horse from the great houses of Edinburgh to the taverns and alleyways of



    the Old Town in search of answers - and defence. Written by Ross Macfarlane QC ("Noted



    legal expert" - Legal 500), the novel evokes the sights and sounds of Victorian Scotland,



    introducing a rich cast of characters.