Queens of London A Novel by Heather Webb | 5.21 MB
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Title: Queens of London
Author: Heather Webb
"Looting, lying, and the letter of the law: Queens of London delivers a rollicking ride through the criminal underbelly of post-WWI London. Gritty at times and tender at others, Queens of London unmasks the most lawless-and likeable-gang of women you’ve never heard of."
-Sarah Penner, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Apothecary
Maybe women can have it all, as long as they’re willing to steal it.
1925. London. When Alice Diamond, AKA "Diamond Annie," is elected the Queen of the Forty Elephants, she’s determined to take the all-girl gang to new heights. She’s ambitious, tough as nails, and a brilliant mastermind, with a plan to create a dynasty the likes of which no one has ever seen. Alice demands absolute loyalty from her "family"-it’s how she’s always kept the cops in line. Too bad she’s now the target for one of Britain’s first female policewomen.
Officer Lilian Wyles isn’t merely one of the first female detectives at…