Death at Hull House by Frances McNamara
Approx. 80,270 words.
Published on March 29, 2010 by
Allium Press of Chicago.
Emily Cabot is expelled from the University of Chicago, and finds work at Jane Addams’s Hull House. A man is murdered in the parlor, and Emily must determine whether one of her colleagues is responsible, or whether the murder is revenge for a family tragedy. As a smallpox epidemic rages through Chicago, Emily finds herself in jeopardy from both the deadly disease and a killer.