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

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

Publisher: Jimmy Patterson

Published: September 18, 2018

Read as: US Hardcover

Average Goodreads rating: 4.15

My rating: 3

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 traveling troupe of circus performers, fortune tellers, and a certain charismatic young escape artist entertaining the first-class passengers nightly.

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Review | Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

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Title: Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company

Published: September 19th, 2017

Read as: US Hardcover

Average Goodreads rating: 4.38

My rating: 3.5

In this New York Times bestselling sequel to Kerri Maniscalco’s haunting #1 debut Stalking Jack the Ripper, bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer…or has the depraved prince been brought back to life? Continue reading

First Impression Friday -Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

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Welcome to First Impression Friday! This meme is created by Joe at JW Martin – Storeys of Stories. The rules are:

• Based on this sampling of your current read, give a few impressions and predict what you’ll think by the end.
• Did you think you’d love and ended up hating it? Or did you think you’d hate it and wound up loving it? Or were you exactly right?
• Link back to Storeys of Stories so everyone can enjoy reading all the First Impression Fridays out there! Continue reading

Review |Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco

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Title: Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco

Publisher: Jimmy Patterson

Published: September 20th 2015

Read as: Paperback, owned

Average Goodreads rating: 4.02

My rating: 4.5/5

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. Continue reading