“She was a person of sixteen or so—alone, and uncommonly pretty. She was slender and pale, and dressed in mourning, with a black bonnet under which she tucked back a straying twist of blond hair that the wind had teased loose. She had unusually dark brown eyes for one so fair. Her name was Sally Lockhart; and within fifteen minutes, she was going to kill a man.” The Ruby in the Smoke by
Final Verdict: Full speed ahead. A good mystery, at a decent pace, with good characters, and a strong female lead. So get your headphones and jump in.