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People of Abandoned Character

Clare Whitfield

Publisher: Head of Zeus

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Summary

'An astonishing book' M.W. CRAVEN 
 
He is my husband. To honour and obey. Until murder do us part. 
 
London, 1888: Susannah rushes into marriage to a young and wealthy surgeon. After a passionate honeymoon, she returns home with her new husband wrapped around her little finger. But then everything changes. His behaviour becomes increasingly volatile and violent. He stays out all night, returning home bloodied and full of secrets.
 
Lonely and frustrated, Susannah starts following the gruesome reports of a spate of murders in Whitechapel. But as the killings continue, her mind takes her down the darkest path imaginable. Every time her husband stays out late, another victim is found dead.
 
Is it coincidence? Or is he the man they call Jack the Ripper?

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