Shades of London
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  • 1
    The Name of the Star | Maureen Johnson

    The Name of the Star

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated By Nicola Barber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it’s the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city - gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific work of Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888. Soon “Rippermania” takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police believe to be the prime suspect.

    London

    I just the setting of this book. I felt like I was there in London.

    Reviewed on August 12 2013 by Melissa (Sarasota, FL, United States)
  • 2
    The Madness Underneath: The Shades of London, Book 2 | Maureen Johnson

    The Madness Underneath: The Shades of London, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated By Nicola Barber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    After her near-fatal run-in with the Jack the Ripper copycat, Rory Deveaux has been living in Bristol under the close watch of her parents. So when her therapist suddenly suggests she return to Wexford, Rory jumps at the chance to get back to her friends. But Rory’s brush with the Ripper touched her more than she thought possible: She’s become a human terminus, with the power to eliminate ghosts on contact. She soon finds out that the Shades - the city’s secret ghost-fighting police - are responsible for her return. The Ripper may be gone, but now there is a string of new inexplicable deaths threatening London.

    Face your Consequences

    I feel as if The Name of the Star, Madness Underneath, and the Shadow Cabinet (yet to read) could be one novel. There's a beginning, middle, and end, ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 29 2015 by Katherine I. Sholty (illinois)
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    The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London, Book 3 | Maureen Johnson

    The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Maureen Johnson
    • Narrated By Nicola Barber
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    At the end of Maureen Johnson's New York Times bestselling novel, The Madness Underneath, Rory, Callum and Boo are reeling from the sudden and tragic death of their friend and squad leader, Stephen. The Shadow Cabinet picks up where listeners left off, and now Rory is convinced there must be a way to bring Stephen back. Meanwhile, new dangers arise: Rory's classmate Charlotte is missing, and Jane and her nefarious organization are clearly planning something big.

    Love Nicola Barber's Narration

    This third installment to The Shades of London series was a long time in coming. I started to forget how much I had enjoyed the first two in the serie..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 07 2016 by JGillespieSt ()