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  • A Brutal Chill in August: A Novel of Polly Nichols, The First Victim of Jack the Ripper | Alan M. Clark

    A Brutal Chill in August: A Novel of Polly Nichols, The First Victim of Jack the Ripper

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
    • Narrated By Alicia Rose
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    Pursued by one demon into the clutches of another, the ordinary life of Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols is made extraordinary by horrible, inhuman circumstance. Jack the Ripper's first victim comes to life in this sensitive and intimate fictionalized portrait, from humble beginnings, to building a family with an abusive husband, her escape into poverty and the workhouse, alcoholism, and finally abandoned on the streets of London where the Whitechapel Murderer found her.

  • Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Of Thimble and Threat | Alan M. Clark

    Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Of Thimble and Threat

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
    • Narrated By Alicia Rose
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    In Victorian London, the greatest city of the richest country in the world, the industrial revolution has created a world of decadence and prosperity, but also one of unimaginable suffering. Ever-present in its streets are rats, parasites, filth, death, decay, danger and sorrow. Catherine Eddowes is found murdered gruesomely in the street. When the police make their report, the only indicators of her life are the possessions carried on her person, likely everything she owned in the world.

    Amy says: "Sensitive Portrait of the Life of a Ripper Victim"
  • Jack the Ripper Victims Series: The Double Event | Alan M. Clark

    Jack the Ripper Victims Series: The Double Event

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
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    Since Jack the Ripper was never caught, fascination with the unsolved mystery has been widespread and enduring. But what of the women? Who were they? What was life like for them in London of that time period? What were their struggles, their hopes, their regrets? The two novels within this volume, Say Anything But Your Prayers, about the life of Elizabeth Stride, and Of Thimble and Threat, about the life of Catherine Eddowes, give possible answers to these questions.

  • The Surgeon's Mate: A Dismemoir | Alan M. Clark

    The Surgeon's Mate: A Dismemoir

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
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    A story that illuminates the dark corners of creative endeavor in which inspiration, no longer an elusive, spritely muse, turns deadly and begins stalking the artist. In this gritty, poignant novel, the life of an alcoholic artist and author, Aiden, collides headlong with that of a serial murderer. The artist fights a serious brain infection and struggles to hide his addictions while holding his family together.

    walter s. says: "The Surgeon's Mate Delivers with Precision"
  • The Door That Faced West | Alan M. Clark

    The Door That Faced West

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
    • Narrated By Charles Hinckley
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    In the beginning of the 19th century, the two murderous Harpe brothers (pronounced Harp), loyal to one another but violently at odds, go on a yearlong killing spree in the American frontier, dragging with them the three wives they share between them; women who form a triangle of dependency, loyalty, jealousy, hatred, betrayal, and love.

    JDC says: "Rough, but engrossing"
  • Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Say Anything But Your Prayers | Alan M. Clark

    Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Say Anything But Your Prayers

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Alan M. Clark
    • Narrated By Alicia Rose
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    The beast of poverty and disease had stalked Elizabeth all her life, waiting for the right moment to take her down. To survive, she listened to the two extremes within herself - Bess, the innocent child of hope, and Liza, the cynical, hard-bitten opportunist. While Bess paints rosy pictures of what lies ahead and Liza warns of dangers everywhere, the beast, in the guise of a man offering something better, circles closer.

  • A Parliament of Crows | Alan M Clark

    A Parliament of Crows

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    • By Alan M Clark
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    In A Parliament of Crows, the three Mortlow sisters are prominent American educators of the 19th century, considered authorities in teaching social graces to young women. They also pursue a career of fraud and murder. Their loyalty to one another and their need to keep their secrets is a bond that tightens with each crime, forcing them closer together and isolating them from the outside world.

    David Murphy says: "Outstanding book from start to finish"
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