Michele Lang writes fantasy, science fiction, crime, and romance, as well as non-fiction. Her Lady Lazarus WWII historical fantasy series was published by Tor Books, and her short fiction has been published by DAW, PM Press, and WMG Press, among others. Michele is a recovering lawyer who has practiced the unholy craft of litigation in both New York and Connecticut. She returned to her native New York shortly before 9/11, and now lives in a small town on the North Shore of Long Island with her husband, her sons, and a rotating menagerie of cats, hermit crabs, and butterflies.
Find her at http://www.michelelang.com/
Boston, 1857: A widow still in mourning, Abigail Abbott lives an invisible, respectable life. Behind this bland facade, she battles to save the life of a woman accused of a lurid murder. Despite the fact women are forbidden from the practice law, Abigail stands in open court to defend her young charge…and risks ending up behind bars herself.