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Madness and murder await you…

Arthur Conan Doyle, renowned creator of Sherlock Holmes, arrives in New York with his wife Louisa ready to begin his first American tour. While he prepares his lectures, Louise becomes mesmerised by the vibrant and dangerous city. Especially when a woman’s corpse is found in a Bowery alley and Louisa is convinced from the artist’s sketch in the newspaper that she’d seen the victim in the hotel.

Although Arthur is sceptical about her fantasies, when Louisa sprains her ankle and is forced to remain in the hotel she can’t resist pursuing her intuitions. And when more bodies start appearing, she’s convinced that she holds the key to the killings. With the help of the hotel detective and an ambitious female reporter, Louisa starts to piece together a story of madness, murder and depravity.

A gripping historical mystery perfect for fans of Sherlock Holmes. And don’t miss THE FRIGHTENED MAN – the first book in Kenneth Cameron’s gripping Denton crime mysteries featuring an amateur sleuth you’ll never forget.


A fast-paced and exciting read
A well-realised mystery that shows promise for future books in the series
Louisa is a fascinating creation ... Conan Doyle's wife is a clever choice as the novel's central character, embodying the fears and aspirations of women of the period, and the ingenious plot does not diminish the horrors she has to confront
Clever and engrossing.
[A] gripping tale of mass mayhem... The action builds to an enigmatic and harrowing resolution.
[A] gripping new historical thriller... Part historical fiction, part psychological thriller, Cameron's work is all page-turner.