A gripping sequel to the bestselling novel What Girls Are Good For, following the real-life reporting of undercover journalist Nellie Bly!
Fresh from her escape from the madhouse on Blackwell’s Island, undercover reporter Nellie Bly investigates the doctors who buy and sell babies in Victorian New York. Based on real events and her own reporting, this novelette follows Nellie Bly as she asks the devastating question – what becomes of babies?
Praise for What Girls Are Good For:
★★★★★ – "David Blixt pens a heroine for the ages in "What Girls Are Good For," which follows the extraordinary career of pioneer newspaperwoman Nellie Bly. A pint-sized dynamo who refuses to stay in the kitchen, Nellie fights tooth and nail to make a name for herself as a journalist, battling complacent men, corrupt institutions, and her own demons along the way. This real-life Lois Lane had me cheering aloud as I turned the pages – simply a delight!" – Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network