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Stalking Jack the Ripper
Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco
Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion... Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. When her work on a string of savagely killed corpses drags Audrey into the investigation of a serial murderer, her search for answers brings her close to her own sheltered world. The story's shocking twists and turns, augmented with real, sinister period photos, will make this dazzling debut from author Kerri Maniscalco impossible to forget.
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CaramelLunacy
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Mehso-so

Not actually bad (not like Ripper), but this historical YA about a girl obsessed with forensic science falling in love in the mortuary and investigating the Jack the Ripper murders wasn't for me. It's gory (with pictures), certain of the artistic choices taking liberties with the time period annoyed me rather than serving the story. I was not charmed by the know-it-all love interest. Plus, I predicted the culprit and motivation early on.

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InkedBookworm13
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#ItTakesAllKinds Day5 F & NF with same topic
Jack the Ripper.

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Brilliant pairing 👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
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deeannloso
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“This #1 New York Times bestseller and deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion.”

Bluebird Great cover! 5mo
deeannloso @Bluebird It is a really cool cover! 5mo
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AroundTheBookWorld
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I placed my thumb and forefinger on the icy flesh, spreading it taut above the breastbone as Uncle had showed me.
Getting the preliminary incision correct was imperative.
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AroundTheBookWorld
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Inspired by the true events of 1888, the novel traces a 17-year-old protagonist's search for a notorious serial killer in London's East End. As a work of historical fiction, the novel takes some liberties with factual material. The text also includes historic images and photos to add to its sense of authenticity.
#StalkingJackTheRipper #KerriManiscalco #HistoricalFiction #Mystery #YoungAdult #Historical #Romance #Horror #Fantasy #Thriller ❤️‍🔥🔪

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bookswithbec
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Super cute book! I'm excited to continue the series!

JamieArc I wouldn‘t think a book with Jack the Ripper in the title would be described as cute 😂😂 13mo
bookswithbec @JamieArc lol it's basically a historical mystery/romance 13mo
JamieArc @bookswithbec I‘ll check it out! 13mo
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emmaturi
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This is inspired by the infamous cases. It features Audrey Rose who is interested in forensic science rather than what a highborn Victorian young lady should do. She meets Thomas Cresswell and together they investigate the murders. It was really good and very gory and I really liked Audrey Rose.

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WJCintron
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October 14 for The Daily Photo Challenge - Prompt: mystery

🔴 6 pts

#OminousOctober
#scarathlon22 #teammonstermash #scarathlon #mystery #dailyphotochallenge

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful covers 🖤 2y
Eggs Brilliant 👏🏻📚👍🏼 2y
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Gryffleclaw95
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4.5/5)

To kick off the spooky season, I reread “Stalking Jack the Ripper” and I happened to enjoy it more compared to my first read. I really enjoyed Audrey Rose‘s and Thomas‘ witty banter, and the plot remained fast-paced and interesting for the entirety of the book. Now to read the rest of the series for the first time!

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Gryffleclaw95
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“Those who deserve respect are given it freely. If one must demand such a thing, he‘ll never truly command it. I am your daughter, not your horse, sir.”

- Audrey Rose Wadsworth

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BriannaT
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This months OwlCrate box came with a cute tote bag inspired by a book I read recently(ish)!! And it came with a little lantern!! I have no idea why, but every time I see a lantern on display somewhere I have the oddly specific urge to pick it up and use it to navigate a dark and definitely enchanted place like a book character. NOW I CAN! Even if it‘s just my room with the lights off 😅

Chrissyreadit I love it! I think lanterns are magical too. 2y
BriannaT @Chrissyreadit it gives off main character energy!! 2y
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Super_Jane
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4.75/5

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ulrichyumiodd
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I liked the story and the characters a lot… until the end, which fell a bit flat. I would have preferred a totally unexpected reason for the ripper‘s actions, or a totally unexpected identity, and I didn‘t feel the final twist gave us that. I liked the narration of the audiobook (yes, I was on an audiobook roll!).

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BriannaT
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I am a teacher making the most of her time off and I got to indulge in reading a book in one sitting - it‘s been awhile since I‘ve done that! I couldn‘t put this one down, even if the corpse stuff took some getting used to and I guessed the ending. There‘s a sequel involving Dracula and I‘m interested in it purely for the Thomas/Audrey duo.

Johanna414 I thought book 2 was even better than book one! 2y
BriannaT @Johanna414 that‘s good to hear! I legit just bought 10 books on a trip and now I apparently need to buy one more! Worth it though. 2y
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VioletMoonBooks
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Bookfan1414
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Seems to be a reread kinda day

Chrissyreadit This sounds like a book I would really enjoy reading. 2y
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DarkMina
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30 of 2022. Really enjoyed this story. I will definitely continue the series. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #seriesread2022

TheSpineView Great job! 2y
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WJCintron
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Thanks for the tag: @PageShifter @brittanybooks 🥰 🥰 ❤ @eggs
A little late, but my day has been LONG!

1. Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco
I haven't read it yet, but it's on my current TBR.

2. I think the most important has been It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover. It made me cry, smile, and reminded me how strong I am. To never forget that I'm worth it and I should smile more. 👍 😃

3. We Set the Dark on Fire | Tehlor Kay Mejia 😬

Eggs Love the photo❣️❣️ 2y
WJCintron @Eggs 🥰 🥰 🙏 😊 2y
PageShifter Et tu, Brute! Everyone (read: but me) have read Stalking Jack the Ripper!! The hole series & covers sounds & looks amazing! And I really loved her book Kingdom of the Wicked. Well. Have fun (even though I am jealous). 2y
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WJCintron @PageShifter lol 😂 Don't worry, I haven't read it yet. But I do have the box set. 😜 😂
I haven't read Kingdom of the Wicked!!! And I don't have it either. 😢 I have to check it out.
2y
PageShifter 😲 I am not 100 % sure if your words made me to feel better 😂 2y
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Zoe-h
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Enjoying my time in Chicago today with some nice indie bookstores. Here‘s the first, After Words. All the pillars in there had written quotes on them and there were special displays for banned and feminist books.

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Uralkodo
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Last day of my vacation 🤎

#stalkingjacktheripper #sunday

ShelleyBooksie Love the nails 2y
LiseWorks Your nails are so pretty 2y
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Blh87
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Mehso-so

This didn‘t get exciting until about the last 70 pages or so…I was a bit bored. I liked the idea of it, and the attitude of the main character, but this one just a “meh” for me.

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damselsgotballs
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Book 17

SRWCF Great layout! 2y
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Blh87
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Starting this one on my lunch break at work…here we go!

Follow.my.read I loved this book! I have purchased the entire series but have yet to get to them! 3y
Blh87 @Follow.my.read I actually bought this one because one of the sequels intrigued me at the bookstore…gotta start from the beginning! Can‘t wait to get more into it! 3y
Follow.my.read @Blh87 plus the cover is AWESOME!!! 3y
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ParkerFinn
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Mehso-so

It was good for the most part. It threw me for a loop at the main reveal. So as a mystery it was good. I didn‘t like the MANY times Audrey Rose mentioned she was “white” though. It seemed unnecessary to know she was white-passing. And the men mostly annoyed me. Thomas grew on me after a while though. Though he did irritate me at first. But it was a solid 3 stars for me.

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BookLove4Ever
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Mehso-so

This story was a bit slow. I kept wishing for the MC to be the clever one, but instead it was the male lead Thomas who was noticing clues and details. Audrey Rose‘s main characteristic was that she was female because the reader was constantly reminded by the main character. No real romance in this one, only mild flirting. The forensic science parts were mildly interesting. ⭐️⭐️⭐️

RosePressedPages This is exactly how I felt when I read it! 3y
CaramelLunacy What a shame, this sounded so intriguing 3y
BookLove4Ever @CaramelLunacy I was so into the whole idea behind this book too. It could have been such a great read! 😐 3y
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Branwen
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#jolabokaflodswap @alexus_sb

Thank you so so much, Alexus! I am SO excited to read this! I've been wanting to check this series out for so long! 😃💕📚 Thank you! 😁

alexus_sb Good! I‘m so glad! I hope you enjoy, it‘s one of my favorites! 3y
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DinoMom
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Thank you so much @BooksAndYarn for the load of candy (you spoiled me) and this book! I have wanted this one for a long time. I am excited to read it! Thanks @MaleficentBookDragon for organizing.
Happy reading everyone

Also my son has run off with the sloth candy!! Must be the holiday season…candy for breakfast #jolabokaflodswap

BookishMadHatter Happy holidays! So happy you like your package 3y
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5feet.of.fury
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Mehso-so

I don‘t mind the artistic liberty taken with the Jack the Ripper murders, but it just seems to prattle away endlessly and the “tension” between the 2 MCs is inconsistent and not that appealing. I‘ve been trying to read this one since September but it wasn‘t all I‘d hoped.

#MistletoeManiacs #Wintergames2021
#averymerryreadathon
#wrapitupreadathon

TheSpineView 😦😬😟 3y
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kezzlou85
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This was a really interesting story. I love all the true crime stories about the case of Jack the Ripper so was interested to see how this might go. I really enjoyed the mystery of it and of course the identity of the killer. I liked the blend of fact and fiction. It was good the author kept to the main details. The plot was steady and built to the inevitable yet well written climax. I had just about guessed the identity. 4*

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katy4peas
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Pickpick

This was a fun re-read and I listened on audio this time. Same narrator as Jackaby series. Now I remember it and can move on to the next book in the series. Really a great spooky book with a strong female lead who loves science and uses it to stop Jack the Ripper and save innocent women from being murdered.

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katy4peas
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📖 Tagged!
🍁 my coworkers are wonderful. 💕
📚 I hate when the editors don‘t catch when the character‘s name is wrong or when the wrong character is speaking. Also just spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors. 🙄

Thanks for the tag @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💕

Want to play? @Cupcake12 @monalyisha @DanaManiac

#thoughtfulthursday

MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing 🍂📖✨ 3y
Cupcake12 Thank you for the tag ❤️ 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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JELEIGH
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Pickpick

Thomas Cresswell you charming boy ! Love the friendship between him and Audrey Rose. 🌹 Great start to this series ✨

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demicaractere
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Mehso-so

I don't know how I feel about this one... The chemistry between the main characters really wasn't there and I didn't love the sexism or how the author messed with the facts about the real case.

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BookishRedhead
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FAVOURITE AUTHOR ALERT!
After cutting off one of my childhood heroes, I've found someone to fill my magical hole in my heart.
KERRI MANISCALCO
I love her gothic, victorian world building

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demicaractere
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I am going to finish this book but somewhat begrudgingly... Audrey Rose is constantly putting down other girls and that just doesn't sit right with me. She acts like she's better than them. I like that she wants to be both girly and strong but she doesn't need to put down others to do so. And the constant corset slander! Also I'm not seeing too much chemistry between the two leads. Oh well...

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Melismatic
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Pickpick

Suitable for Falloween 😱 This YA horror mystery is the first of a “historical fantasy” series. The main girl is strong & empowered, but the mystery is pretty obvious very early on and there is a lot of “romantic tension” that tends to get repetitive rather than endearing.

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bookiemonster_ph
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ᴛɪᴛʟᴇ: ꜱᴛᴀʟᴋɪɴɢ ᴊᴀᴄᴋ ᴛʜᴇ ʀɪᴘᴘᴇʀ
ᴀᴜᴛʜᴏʀ: ᴋᴇʀʀɪ ᴍᴀɴɪꜱᴄᴀʟᴄᴏ
ꜱᴇʀɪᴇꜱ: ꜱᴛᴀʟᴋɪɴɢ ᴊᴀᴄᴋ ᴛʜᴇ ʀɪᴘᴘᴇʀ

SpookyMazeOfBooks Love this series , need to read books 3-4 but its becoming one of my all time favorite series 3y
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DarcysMom
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DarcysMom
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#audiowalk #cloudlibrary #litsywalkers
#audioelliptical

My mother-in-law is living with us for a few months. I am having a hard time adjusting. I am choosing extra exercise over extra ice cream.

BkClubCare Power to you. 😍🌻 3y
DarcysMom @BkClubCare Thank you! Luckily, we get on well. So, it is me getting over myself. 😊 3y
BkClubCare @DarcysMom - good. I love my MIL but I find I have an appalling habit of trying to shock her and she doesn‘t deserve such stress. 😍 3y
Tamra Self care is important - whatever that looks like for each of us. It is an adjustment to add anyone to a household! 3y
DarcysMom @Tamra It is a bigger adjustment than I expected. Thank goodness she is a thoughtful person who wants to make it work. 3y
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DarcysMom
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eri.reads I loved this💕 3y
DarcysMom @eri.reads I am loving it! ❤ 3y
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TacoFromHell
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Waiting to get the last book of the series.

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brooklynnsbooks
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My TBR for the week!!
Anybody have any recommendations that I need to add?!
#tbr #toberead #weeklytbr #summertbr #threebooksoneweek #booksbooksbooks #brooklynnsbooks

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VioletMoonBooks
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bookiemonsterph
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Stalking Jack The Ripper ll Stalking Jack The Ripper #1 ll Kerri Maniscalco

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Breadjit
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I enjoyed it

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Lizzie2219
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I really enjoyed this book. I liked the plot twist I caught on to it but not too early that it ruined the story for me. Audrey Rose is a very entertaining and interesting main character and Thomas very much reminded me of the Sherlock Holmes character. However unlike Sherlock Holmes when the evidence was given I didn‘t feel like they had discovered knowledge without me it felt like I was coming to the conclusion at the same time 5 🌟

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TheSpineView
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#JumpIntoJanuary @Eggs
Prompt: J in title

I read this one last year and enjoyed.

Eggs 👏🏻👍🏼👌🏼 4y
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Bookish_Gal
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Panpan

I love a fast paced book of adventure and action. This didn‘t have either. Not my genre, goth or murder, and this was not a good one to give it a taste. Not as gruesome as expect. Enjoyed Audrey Rose being so headstrong, with her emotions ruling many thoughts into trouble, in a world that looks down upon girls. The plot is so slow going, felt I had to force myself to read anything. Was hoping for more mystery, but Thomas had it all figured.Not her