A long-awaited wedding. A ring of dangerous diamond thieves. And a murderer with an all-too-familiar modus operandi . . .
London, 1897–Love is in the air! Lucy James, daughter of famed detective Sherlock Holmes, is finally poised to marry her sweetheart, Jack. But Lucy isn’t the only one who’s starry-eyed–Dr. Watson’s attention has been captivated by a beautiful and alluring woman . . . who may not be at all what she seems.
It’s not all romance and roses, however. In the midst of wedding-planning, Lucy, Holmes, and
Watson must take on a nefarious diamond-smuggling ring. And, just as they are making headway, a familiar evil puts all of London on edge.
A young woman is found dead, and her murder is reminiscent of those committed by Jack the
Ripper. Has the infamous killer resurfaced? Or is some other sinister plan afoot? The intrepid
detective trio is determined to find out.
Danger escalates with every uncovered clue, and soon enough, Lucy finds her wedding plans–and her very life–in peril. Can she and the team disband the diamond smugglers, catch the killer, and ensure her happily-ever-after?
A fast-paced and thrilling take on a classic Sherlock who-done-it, with unexpected twists and turns, a strong, feisty heroine, and a touch of romance. Narrated by Dr. Watson and Holmes’s daughter Lucy, The Return of the Ripper stays faithful to the spirit of the beloved original series, while introducing an intriguing family dynamic.
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