The Passion of the Ripper by Nicholas Nicastro

The Passion of the Ripper by Nicholas Nicastro

In the chilly summer of 1888, the city of London is introduced to an innovation in evil.

A brutal series of murders of London’s most vulnerable women casts the city into a frenzy of fear and suspicion, pushing it to the brink of ethnic strife not seen in centuries. Jack the Ripper has arrived.

This is a different kind of Ripper story; not just a whodunit, but an unflinching exploration of the killer, his city, and his times. It tells this well-known mystery from the inside out, from the points of view of the police, his final victim, and the man who – years later – became the prime suspect. For Jack’s career didn’t end with the horrific murder of Mary Jane Kelly.

When Scotland Yard begins to find traces of Jack’s handiwork in a string of seemingly unrelated killings, will the world’s most notorious serial killer be caught at last?

With something wicked lurking around every corner, The Passion of the Ripper is a devilishly dark thriller, perfect for Ripperologists and mystery fans alike.

Nicholas Nicastro was born in Astoria, New York in 1963. He has a B.A. in English from Cornell, an M.F.A. in film-making from New York University, an M.A. in archaeology and a Ph.D in psychology from Cornell. His writings include short fiction, travel and science articles. Among his published novels are The Isle of Stone: A Novel of Ancient Sparta, Ella Maud and Empire of Ashes.

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