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The engaging Victorian-set mystery A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn is published next week by Titan Books...

From New York Times best-selling author Deanna Raybourn comes the stunning second adventure in the Veronica Speedwell series as a follow up to A Curious Beginning. Packed full of cunning mysteries and curious characters, A Perilous Undertaking will delight fans of Elizabeth Peters, Carola Dunn and Anne Perry.

Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an impossible task—saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution, who stands accused of the brutal murder of his mistress Artemisia. Together with her natural historian colleague Stoker, Veronica races against time to find the true murderer—a ruthless villain who not only took Artemisia’s life in cold blood but is happy to see Ramsforth hang for the crime.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Deanna Raybourn is the author of the award-winning New York Times bestselling Lady Julia Grey series and several standalone novels. The Lady Julia series has been nominated for five RITA Awards, an Agatha Award and numerous Dilys Wynn, Last Laugh, Daphne du Maurier and Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Awards. Deanna lives in Virginia with her husband and daughter.

A Perilous Undertaking is published on 10th January.

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