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Under the dragon"s tail

Maureen Jennings

Under the dragon"s tail

a Detective Murdoch mystery

by Maureen Jennings

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


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StatementMaureen Jennings.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22632186M
ISBN 100771043996

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Directed by John L'Ecuyer. With Peter Outerbridge, Flora Montgomery, Kenneth Welsh, James Allodi. Detective Murdoch investigates the murder of Dolly Capshaw, a mid-wife who, it turns out, was also an abortionist. Using new techniques such as fingerprints (or finger marks as they are known at the time) and handwriting analysis, Murdoch eliminates a number of suspects but has proof that a self /10(50).

Under the Dragons Tail is a terrific historical mystery set in Victorian Toronto, Canada. Author Maureen Jennings does such a superb job of recreating the vocabulary, lifestyles, and values of the time that I was fully immersed in the story/5.

“Grab a copy of Under the Dragon’s Tail out of 5 stars Under the dragons tail. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Febru Verified Purchase.

I love the Murdoch mysteries, I have watched the series on tv and have now read the books, they are very well written/5(). Under the Dragon's Tail is a worthwhile book and a solid follow-up to Jennings's first, Except the Dying.

--K.A. Crouch. out of 5 stars Under the dragons tail. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Febru Verified Purchase. I love the Murdoch mysteries, I have watched the series on tv and have now read the books, they are very /5(). Under the Dragon's Tail. By: His investigation takes a sinister turn when the leading suspect dies under mysterious circumstances and Leaphorn himself receives anonymous warnings to beware - witchcraft is afoot.

I really wish I had listened to the sample before I selected this book because the poor reading made it even more painful to.

Under the Dragon's Tail is the second book in a series about detective William Murdoch in the late 's. This dark and atmospheric story about the murder of disgraced midwife and blackmailer, Dolly Merishaw builds on Jenning's previous book, Except the Dying.

Murdoch's character is fleshed out a bit, and the reader is introduced to other /5(4). MAUREEN JENNINGS's first novel in the Detective Murdoch series, Except the Dying, was published to rave reviews and shortlisted for both the Arthur Ellis and the Anthony first novel influential Drood Review picked Poor Tom Is Cold as one of its favourite mysteries of Let Loose the Dogs was shortlisted for the Anthony Award for best historical : McClelland & Stewart.

Get this from a library. Under the dragon's tail. [Maureen Jennings] -- Dolly Merishaw is a midwife and an abortionist in Victorian Toronto, and although she keeps quiet about her clients, her contempt and greed leaves them resentful and angry. It comes as no surprise to. Get this from a library.

Under the dragon's tail. [Maureen Jennings] -- In s Toronto, acting detective William Murdoch investigates the murder of a midwife who attended to illegitimate births and adopted some children. He suspects she engaged in blackmail.

Under the Dragon’s Tail is a worthwhile book and a solid follow-up to Jennings’s first, Except the Dying.” – “Life in lateth-century Toronto comes startlingly alive in Jennings’s second gripping tale, after Except the Dying,   Under the Dragon's Tail. by Maureen Jennings. Murdoch Mysteries (Book 2) Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it /5(18). About Under the Dragon’s Tail. Desperate women, rich and poor, come to her in need of help – and discretion. Dolly Merishaw is a midwife and an abortionist in Victorian Toronto, but although she keeps quiet about her clients’ condition, her contempt and greed leaves them resentful and angry.

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Dolly Merishaw was a competent enough midwife, but that’s not a good enough reason to grieve for her, especially considering all the nefarious tricks she played on the desperate women among her clientele Author: Maureen Jennings.

Under the Dragon’s Tail is a terrific historical mystery set in Victorian Toronto, Canada. Author Maureen Jennings does such a superb job of recreating the vocabulary, lifestyles, and values of the time that I was fully immersed in the story/5(98).

Description. Under the Dragon's Tail: When abortionist Dolly Shaw is killed, she leaves behind three young wards with mysterious pasts. After a second murder occurs, Murdoch's list of suspects grows-and includes Ettie, who reveals that she was at the home of Dolly Shaw the night she died.

Under the Dragon's Tail. 48 likes. Un drago batte la coda a Seul, a Londra e New York si scatena un ers: Under the Dragon's Tail (Book): Jennings, Maureen: One warm summer day in Toronto, Dolly Merishaw is found dead on her parlour floor, apparently having hit her head in a drunken fall.

But Detective William Murdoch soon finds evidence that she may have been murdered. When he learns of her past as a midwife and abortionist, he is not surprised she's been murdered, because although she.

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This is the film adaptation of the book and not part of the Murdoch Mystery TV series. Detective Murdoch investigates the murder of Dolly Capshaw, a mid-wife and abortionist. Missing from Capshaw's desk is her register of clients. A complex investigation that sees the return of Ettie Weston, who is no longer a prostitute but is now on the stage and Maude Pedlow, the wife of a Superior Court e: Octo out of 5 stars Under the dragons tail.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 February Verified Purchase. I love the Murdoch mysteries, I have watched the series on tv and have now read the books, they are very well written.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5().Under the dragon's tail: a Detective Murdoch mystery by Maureen Jennings; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Midwives, Police, Fiction; Places: Toronto.