In 1858, a young woman on her honeymoon is forcibly abducted, taken across the border from Canada, and sold into slavery. Thirty-eight years later, Detective Murdoch is working on a case - the owner of one of Toronto's livery stables has been found dead, horsewhipped and hanging from his wrists. Then a second man is also murdered, his body tied as if he were a rebellious slave. Murdoch has to find out whether Toronto's small "coloured" community has a vicious murderer in its midst. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language, descriptions of violence.2007.
Jennings, Maureen. Detective Murdoch mystery.
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