Publication: Headline, 2009, London
First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. East London, 1941: Francis Hancock stumbles upon the body of a middle-aged widow in the ruins of a house. A few days later, the body of a second woman is found and rumors of Jack the Ripper's return begin to spread through the East End. Then a third woman is murdered and a pattern begins to emerge. When Hancock's older sister, Nancy, reveals that she knew all of the victims, he sets out to find the killer, discovering a trail of murderous resentment that goes back decades.
Inventory Number: 28252