"A free-spirited artist teams up with a no-nonsense detective to capture a thief who has stolen a priceless Michelangelo painting. Manchester, England, 1857. Rosanna Hawkins is one of Manchester's finest artists, even though no one knows her name. She reproduces "parlor versions" of classic masterpieces with near-perfect precision, which her employer then sells to the emerging upper-middle class families of Manchester.When the largest art exhibition...
Isabelle Rackham enters into an arranged marriage in 1850 with the eligible Alexander Osgood, owner of a successful mill in Manchester, England, and who has close business relationships with Isabelle's father. Although she enters the marriage with no illusions about love, but with a will to make it work, she finds her new home in cold, dreary, dark northern England difficult to bear until an accident occurs on a visit to Alexander's country estate....