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READ ↠ The Confessions of Frannie Langton Sara Collins î 8 READ FREE READ Í eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF î Sara Collins A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in this astonishing historical thriller that moves from a Jamaican sugar plantation to the fetid streets of Georgian London a remarkable literary debut with echoes of Alias Grace The Underground Railroad and The Paying GuestsAll of London is abuzz with the scandalous case of Frannie Langton accused of the brutal double murder of her employers renowned scientist George Benham and his eccentric French wife Marguerite Crowds pack the courtroom eagerly following every twist while the newspapers. 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READ ↠ The Confessions of Frannie Langton Sara Collins î 8 READ FREE READ Í eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF î Sara Collins Print lurid theories about the killings and the mysterious woman being held in the Old BaileyThe testimonies against Frannie are damning She is a seductress a witch a master manipulator a whoreBut Frannie claims she cannot recall what happened that fateful evening even if remembering could save her life She doesn’t know how she came to be covered in the victims’ blood But she does have a tale to tell a story of her childhood on a Jamaican plantation her apprenticeship under a debauched scientist who stretched all bounds of ethics and the events that brought her i. 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stripped away from birth An unfathomable horrific life aheadFrannie s salvation to suffering was reading and love Seriously if there was ever an antidote to suffering love reading was the best soul surviving way to uietly experience joy within bleak circumstancesReading and then love was Frannie s greatest self medicating gift Sara Collins packs a punchNoir historical fiction gothic murder thriller mystery horrific science inuiry experiment to examine black inferiority slavery race class women drug addiction prejudice arrogance righteousness sadness grief frustration confusion anger guilt injustice intrigue courage lies forbidden relations romance passion love desire adultery sex a courtroom trial in London with journal entries testimonies from witnesses and a gripping life confession not just what happened the night of the brutal murders but a full life story fromFrannie Langton written to her lawyer representative I meanWOW This is a debutCaptivated from the start to the end a few sluggish challenges for me in the middle section slowed down my reading butI ve been obsessively thinking about this novel for a couple of days had several conversations with my husbandI ve only read one other review of this novel so farAll I remember was that Bonnie was blown awayWell me tooThe WRITING is gorgeous thought provoking fascinating with good and evil characters Frannie writes My mind races It s my own self I m trying to outrun When I reach inside there s nothing That trick somewhere between remembering and forgetting the only refuge I have left Frannie writes about Meg MargueriteMadame of the house in London We were happy no matter what is said about it now no matter that they re saying it was me who broke her happiness and broke her As soon as I write that as soon as I even think it my hand trembles I must stop here I fear I ll dig this nib through that paper to keep from turning it on myself In the 1820 s Every black in London was either a maid or a whore or a 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