Thorndike Press

The Ripper's Shadow

  • Laura Joh Rowland
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  • ISBN-10: 1410496937
  • ISBN-13: 9781410496935
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 lbs ( .61 kgs)
  • 568 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released March 2017

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A Victorian Mystery

Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs” of the town’s ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered, Sarah teams up with a motley crew of friends to delve into the crime of the century.


Customer Reviews

“There are so many fine things about this novel . . . The characters are beautifully drawn; the dialogue sparkles; the setting is vividly rendered . . . sure to delight followers of Ripper-themed fiction and all who cherish Victorian-era mysteries.”

— Booklist (starred)

“The whopper of all serial killers, Jack the Ripper, like fire, is to be handled with care, and luckily Rowland knows just how to do it, putting a new twist on old tropes with her witty sleuth, while never sacrificing historical integrity.”

— Library Journal (starred)