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Mind of a Killer

A Victorian History
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

London, 1882. Alec Lonsdale, a young reporter on the Pall Mall Gazette, is working on a story about a fatal house fire. But the postmortem on the victim produces shocking results: Patrick Donovan's death was no accident. But why would someone murder a humble shop assistant and steal part of his brain? 

When a second body is discovered, its throat cut, and then a third, Lonsdale and his spirited female colleague, Hulda Friederichs, begin to uncover evidence of a conspiracy that reaches to the highest echelons of Victorian society.

©2018 Simon Beaufort (P)2018 Oakhill Publishing

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  • Sherry
  • Oceanside, CA. United States
  • 11-28-18

Really, really good

I really hope this is the beginning of a series- loved the story in this historical period, the characters, the narrator-
I have many historical mysteries in my library and found this one by chance. It is now one of my favorites.
I hope there will be many more!


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When will the next one be out?

I enjoyed this very much. So far as historical fiction goes, not as much as Graham Moore’s “The Last Days of Night,” but quite enough to have me searching for the next or prior “Alec Lonsdale Victorian Mystery” before the book was even done. (Only to be disappointed to find this was the first of the series with apparently no next one yet announced.) And I only had to look up one word (lugubrious: mournful, dismal, or gloomy). 😉😃

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Excellent story!

Excellent narrator. I do hope this is the beginning of a series. the author and narrator made a great team.

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  • Carol
  • 11-22-18

Excellent

This is a fascinating history of 19th century news coverage. I hope Simon Beaufort continues Lonsdales adventures. As a murder mystery you won't be disappointed, it is an exciting roller coaster ride, the narrator is perfect.

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