London, 1863: Women in Waterloo are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim.

The police are at a loss and so it falls to courtesan and professional detective, Heloise Chancey, to investigate.

With the assistance of her trusty Chinese maid, Amah Li Leen, Heloise inches closer to the truth. But when Amah is implicated in the brutal plot, Heloise must reconsider who she can trust, before the killer strikes again.

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M.J. Tjia

M.J. Tjia has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literary Studes. Her novella The Fish Girl won Seizure's Viva la Novella, 2017. She has been shortlisted for the Josephine Ulrick Short Story Prize, Overland's Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, Fish Short Story Prize, and the Luke Bitmead Bursary and longlisted for the CWA daggar awards. Her work has appeared in Review of Australian Fiction, Rex, Peril and Shibboleth and Other Stories.

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Series: Heloise Chancey

Review A Necessary Murder, M.J. Tjia
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Review Review - She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Blog #amreading She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Review Review - She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Blog #amreading She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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