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    • Uneasy Spirits

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    Kathleen Hennessey, Annie Fuller's young Irish maid, has a plan. When her mistress is asked to expose a fraudulent trance medium, Arabella Frampton, Kathleen is determined to assist in the investigation, just like the Pinkerton detectives she has read about in the dime novels. Nate Dawson, up-and-coming San Francisco lawyer, has a dilemma. He wants to marry the unconventional Annie Fuller, but he doesn't feel he can reveal his true feelings until he has a way to make enough money to support her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful historical mystery

    • By EmilyK on 03-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Deadly Proof

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 4
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    It's the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman Annie Fuller is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau Nate Dawson with a troublesome case. Nate's client, a female typesetter accused of murdering her boss, refuses to help in her own defense. Complicating matters, Nate's sister, Laura, insists on getting involved in the potentially dangerous investigation, while Laura's friend, Seth Timmons, troubled Civil War veteran, finds himself a witness for the prosecution. Will Nate be able to win his first big case?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deadly Proof

    • By Kindle Customer dc on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Bloody Lessons

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 3
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    In Bloody Lessons, it's the winter of 1880, and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack: their salaries slashed and their competency and morals questioned in a series of poison pen letters. Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau. The case becomes personal when they discover that Laura, Nate's sister, may be one of the teachers targeted for attack.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great book!

    • By Butterfly Nurse on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Wallace
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 326

    It's the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble. Annie's husband squandered her fortune before committing suicide, and to pay off a debt, one of his creditors is now threatening to take the boardinghouse she owns. Annie also has a secret. She supplements her income by giving domestic and business advice as Madam Sibyl, one of San Francisco's most exclusive clairvoyants, and one of her clients has died. The police believe his death was suicide, but Annie believes he was murdered.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable story, annoying narration

    • By KarenB on 04-26-13

    Regular price: $23.08

    • Pilfered Promises: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

    • Victorian San Francisco Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    It is the winter of 1880, and the future looks promising for Annie and Nate Dawson. Nate's law practice is taking off. Annie has made the transition from pretend clairvoyant to a successful financial consultant. And they are looking forward to spending their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays together. For Robert Livingston, the owner of San Francisco's newest grand emporium, the holidays don't look so promising. Not if he can't figure out how to stop whoever is stealing from his department store, the Silver Strike Bazaar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful historical cozy mystery

    • By Gus on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Annie Fuller, a young boardinghouse housekeeper and reluctant clairvoyant, met the kind, older Chinese servant Mr. Wong during her investigations into a mysterious death in Maids of Misfortune, the first book in Locke's Victorian San Francisco Mystery series. In "Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong", Annie Fuller once again turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Winner in this Series

    • By Christy M. on 07-02-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Dandy Detects

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    In this short story it is the fall of 1879 and San Francisco swelters under a heat wave while Barbara Hewitt, a reserved school-teacher, uncovers a mystery with the help of her son's Boston Terrier, Dandy. This story is set in the gas-lit world created by Locke in her Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, which includes Maids of Misfortune, Uneasy Spirits, Bloody Lessons, and the short story "The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Short Story

    • By Christy M. on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Kathleen Catches a Killer

    • A Victorian San Francisco Novella
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's the very end of December, 1880, and the servant Kathleen Hennessey expects to spend a quiet week taking care of the O'Farrell Street boarding house while her employers, Annie and Nate Dawson, are off spending the Christmas holidays with Nate's family. However, when she agrees to help out one of her friends, Kathleen discovers that a simple case of a servant being dismissed without notice has turned into a complicated puzzle that she is determined to solve.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Violet Vanquishes a Villain

    • A Victorian San Francisco Novella
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In this novella, Annie and Nate Dawson, the amateur sleuths from M. Louisa Locke's cozy Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, are visiting Nate's family at their ranch near San Jose, California. What was supposed to be a pleasant romantic interlude for the two of them, plus a chance for Annie to get to know Nate's family better, turns serious when a crime is uncovered. And, as in Locke's short stories from this series, Annie gets help in resolving the crisis from a very unexpected quarter.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Misses Moffet Mend A Marriage

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    This short story, set in 1879 San Francisco, features two elderly dressmakers, Miss Minnie and Miss Millie Moffet, who face a moral dilemma of no small dimensions. They turn for advice to Annie Fuller, a widowed boardinghouse owner who supplements her income as a clairvoyant, Madam Sibyl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tisk, Tisk, What's an old Maid to do?

    • By wookie's mom on 04-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Victorian San Francisco Stories

    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    This is a collection of four short stories from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series. "Madam Sibyl's First Client" was written specifically for this collection and it finds Annie Fuller, the young widowed boarding house keeper, just starting her career as a pretend clairvoyant. In "Dandy Detects", the Boston terrier that lives in Annie Fuller's boarding house helps uncover a crime, and in "The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage", two elderly boarders use their dressmaking skills to avert a domestic tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great supplement to wonderful series

    • By EmilyK on 10-26-14

    Regular price: $14.95