The Candle Man

by Alex Scarrow

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Jack the Ripper’s London... an eerily quiet dining room on the Titanic and a series of murders that covers two decades are the outline of Alex Scarrow’s (October Skies) stunning new historical thriller. Once you read the first chapter you will be hooked!

Sarah Broadhurst

The Candle Man Synopsis

1912. Locked in an eerily quiet dining room on the Titanic, a mysterious man tells a young girl his life story as the ship begins to sink. It all starts in Whitechapel, London in 1888...In the small hours of the night in a darkened Whitechapel alley, young Mary Kelly stumbles upon a man who has been seriously injured and is almost unconscious in the gutter. Mary - down on her luck and desperate to survive - steals his bag and runs off into the night. Two days later, an American gentleman wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of who he is or how he got there. He has suffered a serious head injury, and with no one to help him remember who he is he starts to wonder how he will ever find his way home. One terrible truth links these two lost souls in the dark world of Victorian London - a truth that could ruin the name of the most influential man in the land...Back in 1912, as the Titanic begins its final shuddering descent to the bottom of the frozen, black Atlantic, one man is about to reveal the truth behind a series of murders that have hung like a dark fog over London for more than two decades...the identity of Jack the Ripper.

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ISBN: 9781409103073
Publication date: 23/05/2013
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409103073
Publication date: 23rd May 2013
Author: Alex Scarrow
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Alex Scarrow

Alex Scarrow lives a nomadic existence with his wife Frances, and his son Jacob, for now, living in Norwich. He spent the first 10 years out of college in the music business chasing record deals and the next 12 years in the computer games business as a graphic artist and eventually a games designer.

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