The Ripper Affair
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The Ripper Affair : Bannon and Clare: Book Three

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Sorcery. Treason. Madness. And, of course, murder most foul . . .

A shattering accident places Archibald Clare, mentath in the service of Britannia, in the care of Emma Bannon, sorceress Prime. Clare needs a measure of calm to repair his faculties of Logic and Reason. Without them, he is not his best. At all.

Unfortunately, calm and rest will not be found. There is a killer hiding in the sorcerous steam-hells of Londinium, murdering poor women of a certain reputation. A handful of frails murdered on cold autumn nights would make no difference . . . but the killings echo in the highest circles, and threaten to bring the Empire down in smoking ruins.

The game is afoot . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 27mm | 282g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0356500942
  • 9780356500942
  • 281,546

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Unlike so much current pseudo-steampunk this isn't just fantasy with cogs stuck on. A really good read - SFX on THE IRON WYRM AFFAIR

Rockets through a Britain-that-wasn't with magic and industrial mayhem with a firm nod to Holmes - Patricia Briggs
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About Lilith Saintcrow

Lilith Saintcrow was born in New Mexico, bounced around the world as an Air Force brat, and fell in love with writing when she was ten years old. She currently lives in Vancouver, WA with two small children and a houseful of cats. Oh. And a husband too.
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804 ratings
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4 40% (325)
3 31% (246)
2 4% (35)
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