Edward Kane and the Parlour Maid Murderer
Scotland, 1850. The penalty for murder is death by hanging. Why then employ a youngdefence lawyer with no trial experience who is surely destined to fail? And why does hisclient refuse to tell him what happened on the night the crime took place? "Edward Kaneand the Parlour Maid Murderer" follows the young Advocate, Edward Kane, and hismanservant, Mr Horse from the great houses of Edinburgh to the taverns and alleyways ofthe Old Town in search of answers - and defence. Written by Ross Macfarlane QC ("Notedlegal expert" - Legal 500), the novel evokes the sights and sounds of Victorian Scotland,introducing a rich cast of characters.