From the author of the beloved classic Little Women, discover a new side to Louisa May Alcott in her early crime fiction novel Behind a Mask.
Short and sweet, Behind a Mask takes place in Victorian England and follows a sly, master manipulator, Jean Muir. Working as the governess for the Coventry family, Jean is a deceptive and scheming woman determined to set right the many ways in which she believes she has been wronged.
After successfully causing a stir amongst the men and women of high society, Jean decides to aim high and attempt to trick the Coventrys into giving her their family fortune. But with many secrets hidden behind her innocent facade, Jean only has a narrow window of time to successfully carry out her plan. Delve into Alcott’s 1866 classic to discover the truth behind Jean’s mask.