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The Sixth Victim
by Tessa Harris


Overview - London s East End, 1888: When darkness falls, terror begins ...
The foggy streets of London s Whitechapel district have become a nocturnal hunting ground for Jack the Ripper, and no woman is safe. Flower girl Constance Piper is not immune to dread, but she is more preoccupied with her own strange experiences of late.
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Overview
London s East End, 1888: When darkness falls, terror begins...
The foggy streets of London s Whitechapel district have become a nocturnal hunting ground for Jack the Ripper, and no woman is safe. Flower girl Constance Piper is not immune to dread, but she is more preoccupied with her own strange experiences of late.
Clairvoyants seem to be everywhere these days. Constance s mother has found comfort in contacting her late father in a seance. But are such powers real? And could Constance really be possessed of second sight? She longs for the wise counsel of her mentor and champion of the poor, Emily Tindall, but the kind missionary has gone missing.
Following the latest grisly discovery, Constance is contacted by a high-born lady of means who fears the victim may be her missing sister. She implores Constance to use her clairvoyance to help solve the crime, which the press is calling the Whitechapel Mystery, attributing the murder to the Ripper.
As Constance becomes embroiled in intrigue far more sinister than she could have imagined, assistance comes in a startling manner that profoundly challenges her assumptions about the nature of reality. She ll need all the help she can get because there may be more than one depraved killer out there...
Praise for Tessa Harris and the Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mysteries
The Lazarus Curse
Stellar . . . Harris s prose and characterizations have only become more assured. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Harris successfully balances history, homicide, sorcery and social justice in her idealistic hero s fourth case. Kirkus Reviews

The Devil s Breath

Excellent . . . Both literally and figuratively atmospheric, this will appeal to fans of Imogen Robertson s series during the same period. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
TheDeadShallNotRest
Populated with real historical characters and admirably researched, Harris s novel features a complex and engrossing plot. A touch of romance makes this sophomore outing even more enticing. Savvy readers will also recall Hilary Mantel s The Giant, O Brien. Library Journal
TheAnatomist'sApprentice
Densely plotted . . . We await indeed, demand the sequel. The New York Times Book Review"

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781496706546
  • ISBN-10: 1496706544
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Page Count: 304

Series: Constance Piper Mystery #1

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Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - Historical
Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - Traditional

 
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