The Impossible Girl

The Impossible Girl

Book - 2018
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Two hearts. Twice as vulnerable.

Manhattan, 1850. Born out of wedlock to a wealthy socialite and a nameless immigrant, Cora Lee can mingle with the rich just as easily as she can slip unnoticed into the slums and graveyards of the city. As the only female resurrectionist in New York, she's carved out a niche procuring bodies afflicted with the strangest of anomalies. Anatomists will pay exorbitant sums for such specimens--dissecting and displaying them for the eager public.

Cora's specialty is not only profitable, it's a means to keep a finger on the pulse of those searching for her . She's the girl born with two hearts--a legend among grave robbers and anatomists--sought after as an endangered prize.

Now, as a series of murders unfolds closer and closer to Cora, she can no longer trust those she holds dear, including the young medical student she's fallen for. Because someone has no intention of waiting for Cora to die a natural death.

Publisher: Seattle :, Lake Union Publishing,, ©2018.
ISBN: 9781503903388
1503903389
Branch Call Number: FICTION KAN
Characteristics: 347 pages ; 22 cm

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List - Not Your Cozy Mystery
Liesel_C Sep 08, 2019

Cora Lee is the only female resurrectionist in New York City, and she has a knack for finding bodies with the most interesting anomalies. But Cora's life is in danger; she was born with two hearts, and her body would be a prize for anatomists.


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