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Escaping from Houdini (#3 Stalking Jack the Ripper)
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Kerri Maniscalco
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Escaping from Houdini (#3 Stalking Jack the Ripper)

Kerri Maniscalco


Little, Brown and Company

Horror » Crime ;
Horror » Gothic;
Horror » Young Adult;
Horror » Thriller;
Young Adult » Young Adult Horror


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The #1 New York Times bestselling series that started with Stalking Jack the Ripper and Hunting Prince Dracula continues in this third bloody installment! A luxurious ocean liner becomes a floating prison of madness and horror when passengers are murdered one by one... with nowhere to run from the killer.

Audrey Rose Wadsworth and her partner-in-crime-investigation, Thomas Cresswell, are en route to New York to help solve another blood-soaked mystery. Embarking on a week-long voyage across the Atlantic on the opulent RMS Etruria, they're delighted to discover a travelling troupe of circus performers, fortune tellers, and a certain charismatic young escape artist entertaining the first-class passengers nightly.

But then, privileged young women begin to go missing without explanation, and a series of brutal slayings shocks the entire ship. The disturbing influence of the Moonlight Carnival pervades the decks as the murders grow ever more freakish, with nowhere to escape except the unforgiving sea. It's up to Audrey Rose and Thomas to piece together the gruesome investigation as even more passengers die before reaching their destination. But with clues to the next victim pointing to someone she loves, can Audrey Rose unravel the mystery before the killer's horrifying finale?

By:   Kerri Maniscalco
Imprint:   Little, Brown and Company
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 227mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 34mm
Weight:   590g
ISBN:   9780316452656
ISBN 10:   0316452653
Series:   Stalking Jack the Ripper
Publication Date:   September 2018
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Audrey Rose is a witty, resourceful feminist who refuses to bow to Victorian-era gender norms. This dark, gothic landscape is peopled with nuanced, diverse characters who keep readers enthralled. A gripping mystery with a compelling heroine and just the right touch of romance. - Kirkus (on Escaping From Houdini) Maniscalco has created a serious, sharp-minded, and forward-thinking protagonist in Audrey Rose, whose fearlessness will endear her to readers looking for an engaging historical thriller. Abundant red herrings and a dash of romance round out this gruesome but engrossing story. - Publisher's Weekly (on Stalking Jack the Ripper) Audrey Rose Wadsworth prefers breeches to ball gowns, autopsies to afternoon tea, and scalpels to knitting needles. Though her father, Lord Edmund, has forbidden it, Audrey covertly studies forensic medicine...while the Ripper remains two steps ahead, lurking where Audrey least expects....Maniscalco's portrayal of scientific invention in a newly industrial era will serve as a fine first foray into Victorian classics. - Booklist (on Stalking Jack the Ripper) Audrey Rose is a smart, fearless, and progressive heroine. Plenty of red herrings, a conspicuous absence of blood, and a developing romance make this a must-read. - School Library Journal (on Hunting Prince Dracula)

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