The Circus of Ghosts - Barbara Ewing Reviews
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Cordelia has left England under a cloud of suspicion, even though she was equited in a court of law after the murder of her husband, it is still believed that his other wife (who just happens to be the cousin of Queen Victoria) was of noble blood and just simply wouldn't stoop to murder! She takes with her, her eldest daughter Gwenlliam, and has been offered a job in "Mr Silas P Swifts circus", as Cordelia is not only the famous murderess (so called) but also a very accomplished mesmerist, but has now found that she has been reduced to performing in a circus to earn her keep. After touring across England, and finally travelling across the ... Read the complete review
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