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01 Apr 2006. The Covent Garden Ladies tells the story of Samuel Derrick, Jack Harris, and Charlotte Hayes, whose complicated and colorful lives were brought together by the publication of Harris' List, an infamous guidebook of prostitutes which detailed addresses, physical characteristics, and "specialties". The Covent Garden Ladies tells the story of three unusual characters whose colourful lives were brought together by this publication. The Covent Garden Ladies has all the atmosphere and edge of a good novel combined with the erudition and scholarship of history at its best. Hallie Rubenhold. In The Covent Garden Ladies, Rubenhold explores the story of how the list came into being and the three main personalities behind the famous book; Samuel Derrick (a down and out Irish poet), Charlotte Hayes ( a prostitute and then procuress) and John Harrison, also known as Jack Harris, who lent his name to the project. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of THE FIVE: THE WOMEN KILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER by Hallie Rubenhold. The Covent Garden Ladies: By the No. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Hallie Rubenhold books online. Harris's List of Covent Garden Ladies: Sex in the City in Georgian Britain (Revealing History) by Hallie Rubenhold (2005-10-01) 4.2 out of 5 stars 21 Hardcover Frances Wilson, author of The Courtesan’s Revenge. . Her work specializes in 18th and 19th century social history and women's history. Hallie Rubenhold (born in Los Angeles) is a British historian and author.