[KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young


  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Antidote to Murder
  • Felicity Young
  • English
  • 15 August 2020
  • 9780425253540

Felicity Young ☆ 6 read

free read Antidote to Murder ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young free download Antidote to Murder Urns out she has a case of lead poisoning which Dody believes she took to induce a miscarriage Instead of reporting the girl to the authorities Dody decides to council her and prescribes an antidote But days later the maid is found dead from a bungled criminal abortion and the coroner receives a series of anonymous letters accusing Dody of the crimeNow Dody has to find out who has f Antidote to Murder is the second Edwardian era crime novel by Felicity Young to feature autopsy surgeon Dr Dody McCleland and police Chief Inspector Matthew Pike I was a fan of the first A Dissection of Murder and the seuel is a worthy successor Antidote to Murder offers insights into early twentieth century detection medicine class and gender issues in the context of a thrilling readDr Dody McCleland divides her time between the Home Office where she assists Dr Bernard Spilsbury in the Beastly Science of autopsy surgery and a women s health clinic Her two worlds collide when a scullery maid who unsuccessfully seeks Dody s help to terminate an unwanted pregnancy turns up dead the victim of a criminal abortion Someone is clearly trying to frame Dody and she is ordered by the coroner to stand trial for the crimeWith so many candidates from among her disapproving and jealous detractors it is a challenge to figure out who is behind the slander especially when Chief Inspector Pike is unavailable to help working undercover for Special Branch to identify Dutch and German spiesAntidote to Murder is historical crime fiction of the not so cosy kind taking the reader deep inside the slums of London s East End as the city is caught in the grip of the 1911 Dock Strike Young poignantly evokes the limited choices available to English women in the early twentieth century and the real dilemmas they faced not only for women of Dody s class choosing between marriage and a career but for women living in poverty whose ghastly options in response to unwanted pregnancy included criminal abortion and infanticideThe suffragette movement which was a major feature of the plot in A Dissection of Murder simmers away in the background to Antidote to Murder while the romance between Dody and Pike which simmered in the first book moves to a new level The way this subplot unfolds is for me one of the most compelling aspects of the book Young allows her characters to act with integrity in the face of difficult decisions remaining consistent with the values of the time while avoiding clich and neat solutions Brilliantly doneYoung notes in an afterword that the book was inspired by her reading of the real Dr Bernard Spilsbury s autopsy notes at London s Wellcome Library The poignancy of each death recorded solely on a single yellowing palm card struck me deeply Young writes Many of the deaths were attributed to causes rarely seen today for example death by criminal abortion Young s novel reminds us that women s reproductive rights were hard won as was the right to a professional career battles that continue today in many parts of the worldBut than a history lesson Antidote to Murder is a cracking good crime read I can t wait to see what Dody does next An Introduction to the Old Testament Prophetic Books unsuccessfully seeks Dody s help to terminate an Kate Douglas unwanted pregnancy turns Snake Charmer up dead the victim of a criminal abortion Someone is clearly trying to frame Dody and she is ordered by the coroner to stand trial for the crimeWith so many candidates from among her disapproving and jealous detractors it is a challenge to figure out who is behind the slander especially when Chief Inspector Pike is Selected Poems unavailable to help working Degas and the Little Dancer A story about Edgar Degas undercover for Special Branch to identify Dutch and German spiesAntidote to Murder is historical crime fiction of the not so cosy kind taking the reader deep inside the slums of London s East End as the city is caught in the grip of the 1911 Dock Strike Young poignantly evokes the limited choices available to English women in the early twentieth century and the real dilemmas they faced not only for women of Dody s class choosing between marriage and a career but for women living in poverty whose ghastly options in response to Takeout Menu Organizer unwanted pregnancy included criminal abortion and infanticideThe suffragette movement which was a major feature of the plot in A Dissection of Murder simmers away in the background to Antidote to Murder while the romance between Dody and Pike which simmered in the first book moves to a new level The way this subplot Secrets from the Grave St Martin's True Crime Library unfolds is for me one of the most compelling aspects of the book Young allows her characters to act with integrity in the face of difficult decisions remaining consistent with the values of the time while avoiding clich and neat solutions Brilliantly doneYoung notes in an afterword that the book was inspired by her reading of the real Dr Bernard Spilsbury s autopsy notes at London s Wellcome Library The poignancy of each death recorded solely on a single yellowing palm card struck me deeply Young writes Many of the deaths were attributed to causes rarely seen today for example death by criminal abortion Young s novel reminds Færeyinga Saga Íslensk úrvalsrit 13 us that women s reproductive rights were hard won as was the right to a professional career battles that continue today in many parts of the worldBut than a history lesson Antidote to Murder is a cracking good crime read I can t wait to see what Dody does next

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free read Antidote to Murder ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young free download Antidote to Murder In the scorching summer of 1911 London is a hotbed of political activity as women fight for their euality and Germany starts to pose a dangerous threat But Dody McCleland England’s first female autopsy surgeon has immediate concerns such as finding out who’s trying to frame her for murderA distraught scullery maid appears at Dody’s Women’s Clinic begging for an abortion It t In early 1900s England the appointment of a female autopsy surgeon was unheard of Dr Dody McCleland was fighting a battle every day in the job she loved But she was proud and strong the men who were against her wouldn t beat her down Her other job at the women s clinic frustrated her as well contraception was not allowed hence the number of children born in circumstances of poverty And the young women who found themselves pregnant and searched for backyard abortions was on the rise When a young woman Dody had seen at the clinic was found dead from a botched abortion circumstantial evidence pointed to Dody being the abortionist Before she knew it she was heading for a trial with the possible outcome of hanging for her offence What could she do to prove her innocence And where was Chief Inspector Matthew Pike her friend and someone who would be able to help her With Dody s sister Florence one of the suffragettes fighting for their rights in London plus their parents away from the city because of the strikes Dody felt she had no support But as she searched for answers searched for a rogue doctor who was murdering innocent girls she had no idea of the danger she was in Would she survive Could the truth be found before it was too late Antidote to Murder is the second instalment in the Dr Dody McCleland series and I thoroughly enjoyed it Dody has a great strength of character as I guess you d have to have back in Edwardian England and working in a man s world An excellent Historical Mystery series and one I ll be continuing soon Highly recommended

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free read Antidote to Murder ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young free download Antidote to Murder Ramed her for the maid’s murder or else she’ll be embroiled in a criminal trial Chief Inspector Pike is working undercover on another case playing the piano for an exotic dancer who may be spying for the Germans but when he hears Dody’s in trouble he insists on lending a hand But as Pike and Dody are about to discover she’s not only fighting for her career but for her life t This series is incredibly interesting historically This particular book looks at contraception abortion and even early pharmacy laws as well as the prejudices against female doctors There s even a minor German spy story thrown in Plus the characters are intelligent and enjoyable I m sad my library doesn t have the three other books in the series so must start looking for them elsewhere


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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young This is the second book in the Dr Dody McCleland series and it was just as good as the first It is definitely a series for

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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young free download Antidote to Murder Dody McCleland is a female autopsy surgeon who assists pathologist Bernard Spilsbury in carrying out autopsies in suspicious deaths in Edwardian London She also works at a free women's clinic in the East end where she deals with the problems of poor hygiene infant malnutrition and infanticide as well as unwanted pregnancie

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    free download Antidote to Murder [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young In early 1900s England the appointment of a female autopsy surgeon was unheard of – Dr Dody McCleland was fighting a battle every day in the job she loved But she was proud and strong; the men who were against her wouldn’t beat her down Her other job at the women’s clinic frustrated her as well – contraception was not allowed; hence the number of children born in circumstances of poverty And the young women who found themselves p

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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young England’s first female autopsy surgeon is back The Antidote to Murder is the second book in the Dody McCleland series by Australian author Felicity Young Unlike many seuels this book lives up to the original novel In fact I think that I preferred the Antidote to Murder to The Anatomy of Death In this instalment Dr McCleland encounters a young patient who is looking to obtain an abortion; days later she is discovered dead To ma

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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young Felicity Young ☆ 6 read Antidote to Murder is the second enthralling book in Felicity Young's historical mystery series featuring Dr Dody McCleland Set at the turn of the 19th century in England this story plays out against a backdrop of political and social unrest as suffragettes demand the vote labour strikes cripple London and German spies

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    summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young Felicity Young ☆ 6 read [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young Antidote to Murder is the second Edwardian era crime novel by Felicity Young to feature autopsy surgeon Dr Dody McCleland and police Chief Inspector Matthew Pike I was a fan of the first A Dissection of Murder and the seuel is a worthy successor Antidote to Murder offers insights into early twentieth century detection medicine class and gender issues in the context of a thrilling readDr Dody McCleland divides her time

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    summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young I am not in general a great reader of crime fiction Historical fiction though is right up my alley and the historical nature of this book sucked me right in Dody McCleland whose name reminds me delightfully of David Copperfield is England's first female autopsy surgeon a hard won position not well accepted in 1911 The crime aspect is someone botching criminal abortions Suffragettes Fabians detectives intrigu

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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young Felicity Young ☆ 6 read summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young I found this book difficult to get into The time period makes it hard for me to get into electricity is still very localised street gas lamps are still a thing and I don't really want to think about what passed for medical knowledge at the time However the story very uickly picked up and drew me in The climax w

  9. says: [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young

    Felicity Young ☆ 6 read summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young free download Antidote to Murder This series is incredibly interesting historically This particular book looks at contraception abortion and even early pharmacy laws as well as the prejudices against female doctors There's even a minor German spy story thrown in Plus the characters are intelligent and enjoyable I'm sad my library doesn't have the three other books in the series so must start looking for them elsewhere

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    [KINDLE] Antidote to Murder AUTHOR Felicity Young Felicity Young ☆ 6 read summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Felicity Young I am enjoying this series with the difficulties of being a female Doctor in the early 1900s I also like the relationship with the Policeman

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