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The Ripper Deception
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A Dark Victorian Murder Mystery
The lonely end of a miser leaves clues to the mysterious death of Edmund Gurney in Brighton years earlier.
Private Detective Lawrence Harpham investigates leaving his partner Violet to unravel a series of strange disturbances at a Suffolk rectory.
Both enquiries lead unexpectedly to Whitechapel and the murder of Frances Coles. Was Frances a Ripper victim and is her murder linked to the autumn of terror? Jack is back – or is he?
What readers are saying about The Ripper Deception:
◆ An enjoyable historical mystery, with its likeable characters
◆ The Ripper Deception is a first class read and will be enjoyed by all who like a little history to go with their mystery
◆ Well rounded characters and with a twist in the tail, recommended for any one with an interest in murder mysteries
◆ An enjoyable variation on the infamous Jack the Ripper saga
◆ Lawrence Harpham is a detective in the line of Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes but with more human flaws that make him more real and relatable
Other books by Jacqueline Beard
You’ll Never Escape Me
The Disappearing Doctor
The Girl in Flat Three
The Poisoned Partridge
The Maleficent Maid
The Croydon Enigma
The Cornish Widow
The Moving Stone
The Felsham Affair
The Scole Confession
The Fressingfield Witch
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