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The Frightened Man : Denton Mystery Book 1

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London 1900. Meet Denton - novelist, outsider, amateur sleuth.When a clearly disturbed man shows up one evening saying he has just seen Jack the Ripper, Denton dismisses him as a fantasist or a sensation-seeker. But the same night, the mutilated body of a teenage prostitute is found. Could the two events be connected?While the police investigation grinds to a halt, Denton becomes obsessed with finding out who the victim really was and who killed her. As he doggedly pursues the truth, his search leads him into the darkest underbelly of London. And an encounter with a remarkable woman leads him to confront his own demons. Don't miss the other books in the gripping Denton Mystery Series: 1. The Frightened Man 2. The Bohemian Girl 3. The Second Woman 4. The Haunted Martyr 5. The Backward Boy 6. The Past Master 7. The Oxford FellowIf you're looking for a gripping historical crime series look no further than the Denton Murder Mysteries.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 164 x 199 x 21mm | 260g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075288395X
  • 9780752883953
  • 545,766

About Kenneth Cameron

Kenneth Cameron is the author of three novels featuring Denton, THE FRIGHTENED MAN, THE BOHEMIAN GIRL and THE SECOND WOMAN as well as of plays staged in Britain and the US, and the award-winning Africa on Film: Beyond Black and White. He lives part of the year in northern New York State and part in the southern US.show more

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An atmospheric and engrossing read * SOUTH WALES ARGUS *show more

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