The Ruby in the Smoke - Chapter 1: The Seven Blessings, and Chapter 2: The Web Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1: The Seven Blessings, and Chapter 2: The Web Summary

'The Ruby in the Smoke' is a story about Sally Lockhart, a recently orphaned sixteen-year-old girl living in Victorian London. When her father dies, she is quickly drawn into the dangerous mystery of a missing Ruby and an evil woman called Mrs. Holland who will stop at nothing, even murder, to get it. When Sally is robbed and her father's friend is killed, she is forced to seek shelter with new friends, where she begins work at their photography shop. Slowly they uncover more of the mystery, and the ruby is discovered. Sally manages to defeat Mrs. Holland, but is taken by the more dangerous man who had her father killed. She shoots him and gets away. With the money her father left, she manages to help her friends'...

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