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Murdoch Mysteries Murdoch Mysteries - Except the Dying Except the Dying by Maureen Jennings

Murdoch Mysteries Murdoch Mysteries - Except the Dying Except the Dying


Murdoch Mysteries Murdoch Mysteries - Except the Dying Except the Dying by Maureen Jennings

In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the naked body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. The young victim was pregnant when she died. Detective William Murdoch soon discovers that many of those connected with the girl's life have secrets to hide. Was her death on attempt to cover up a scandal in one of the city's influential families?


A first novel enriched by the vividness of its period settings and animated by the lifelike characters caught up in its broad social sweep. - New York Times Jennings creates more than a period mystery. She brings alive 1895 Toronto. - Publishers Weekly Terrific . . . the best historical mystery of the year. . . . Murdoch is a fine creation. . . . We can't wait to meet him again. - Mystery Collector's BookLine

About the Author

Maureen Jennings emigrated to Canada from the UK at the age of seventeen. Best known for the Murdoch Mysteries series, the TV adaptation of which has been running since 2008, Jennings has also launched a new contemporary series featuring a forensic profiler named Christine Morris. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband, two cats and two dogs.

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Publication date

10th February 2012


Maureen Jennings

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Titan Books Ltd


400 pages


Historical mysteries



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