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A serial killer is loose on the streets of London, murdering apparently random members of the gentry with violent abandon. The corpses are each found with their chest cavities cracked open and their hearts removed. Charles Bainbridge, Chief Inspector of Scotland Yard, suspects an occult significance to the crimes and brings Newbury and Veronica in to investigate.
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George Mann is the author of the Newbury and Hobbes and The Ghost series of novels, as well as numerous short stories, novellas and audiobooks. He has written fiction and audio scripts for the BBC's Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes. He is also a respected anthologist and has edited The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction and The Solaris Book of New Fantasy. He lives near Grantham, UK.Review:
"Steampunk is making a comeback, and with this novel Mann is leading the charge... An engaging melodrama that rattles along at a breakneck pace." (The Guardian)"
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Book Description Titan Books Ltd, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111781160058