Posted on December 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy release day to author Jane Smiley, who released the historical mystery A Dangerous Business today.

The book follows two young prostitutes' attempts to survive in the lawless, wild world of 1850s California.

You can read an excerpt from A Dangerous Business at Literary Hub, courtesy of the author and publisher.

Smiley is best known for A Thousand Acres, which received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and a movie deal.

Categories: Today in Books

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