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Petty Treason
Forge, Aug 2004, 24.95, 320 pp. ISBN: 0765304007 In 1810, A flustered Mr. Colcannon on the advice of a friend visits detective Sarah Tolerance who chose that profession over her other choice of whoring. Colcannon hires Sarah to discreetly investigate the murder of his brother-in-law, French aristocratic émigré Chevalier d'Aubigny. The culprit beat the victim brutally in his bed until he died. Sarah wearing her male garb and carrying her swor...
Point of Honor
Forge, May 20003, 24.95, ISBN: 031287202X Aristocrat Sarah Tolerance gave away more than just her name and reputation when she romantically ran off with her brother's fencing master. When her beloved dies, Sarah looks at her options, her family not truly being one as she brought scandalous shame on them already. The adage of 1810 England is that Fallen Women always at some time turn to the only profession the Ton allows for them, whoring. Sar...