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Garden of Sins by Laura Joh Rowland
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Jan 11, 2022 | ISBN 9781643857947

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Praise for Garden of Sins:
“Rowland’s portrait of Victorian London is so immersive . . . A Grand Guignol treat, dazzling and lurid.”
Kirkus Reviews

“The author’s blending of inner turmoil with outer dangers creates a novel that adds depth and subtlety to the Victorian mystery genre.”
Historical Novels Review

Praise for the Victorian mysteries:
“Gritty, imaginative, and full of nail-biting suspense.”
—Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author

“Laura Joh Rowland was able to bring Victorian England into such vivid life, and a story we all know into new relief. This is a fantastic read.”
—Charles Finch, bestselling author of The Inheritance

“A dark, seductive peek into the dangerous underbelly of Victorian London.”
—C.S. Harris, bestselling author of the Sebastian St. Cyr mysteries

“Tense, pacy and compelling.”
—Stephen Gallagher, critically acclaimed author of The Kingdom of Bones and The Bedlam Detective

“Rowland knows just how to [put] a new twist on old tropes with her witty sleuth, while never sacrificing historical integrity.”
Library Journal starred review
“The characters are beautifully drawn; the dialogue sparkles; the setting is vividly rendered.”
Booklist starred review

“Rowland’s Victorian London is fascinating and her team of irregulars unmatched.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“Well-crafted…Rowland blends acute psychological observation and meticulous historical research to explore the conflicts faced by an independent woman in Victorian society.”
—Publishers Weekly

“A clever look at Victorian women’s norms as well as an entertaining murder mystery.”  
—Historical Novel Society

“Attention to atmospheric detail, original characterizations, and escalating conflict.”
—Strand Magazine

“Impressively elegant and well crafted…A compelling and compulsive page turner of a read from cover to cover.”
—Midwest Book Review

“Rowland is good at designing strong tension and conflict scenes that keep
the pages turning.”
—New York Journal of Books

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