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The Conviction of Cora Burns by Carolyn Kirby #blogtour #review #Fascinating @annecater @novelcarolyn @noexitpress #TheConvictionofCoraBurns

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Birmingham 1885

Born in a gaol and raised in a workhouse, Cora Burns has always struggled to control the violence inside her.

Haunted by memories of a terrible crime, she seeks a new life working as a servant in the house of scientist Thomas Jerwood. Here, Cora befriends a young girl, Violet, who seems to be the subject of a living experiment. But is Jerwood also secretly studying Cora…?

With the power and intrigue of Laura Purcell’s The Silent Companions and Sarah Schmidt’s See What I Have Done, Carolyn Kirby’s stunning debut takes the reader on a heart-breaking journey through Victorian Birmingham and questions where we first learn violence: from our scars or from our hearts.

My Review

With thanks to Anne Cater for providing a copy of this book to review for this tour. 

I absolutely love the front cover of this book, it is vibrant and striking. The…

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