day criminologist and Ripperologist and bestselling author R. Barri Flowers
delivers a heart-pounding historical thriller in DARK STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL, featuring arguably the most
infamous and elusive murderer of them all--19th century serial killer Jack the
In 1888 in New York
City, the search for a killer of prostitutes comes to an end with the capture
of Doctor Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman. But before he can go
to trial, Jack escapes from custody and flees the country to London, England.
Brought out of
retirement to track him down is ex-NYC homicide detective-criminologist Henry
Marboro. In charge of the original investigation into the “Ripper Murders,”
Henry lost his objectivity when his younger sister was one of Jack’s victims.
Ultimately his obsession to find the killer cost him his career, his wife, and
some time in a hospital for alcohol treatment.
Now on a renewed
mission, Henry must find Jack Lewiston and bring him back to America--dead or
alive--hopefully before more prostitutes become the victims of the serial
In the process,
Henry develops an attraction for a mysterious and beautiful American nurse,
Loraine Broderick, who lives in London. Unfortunately, Jack also has his sights
set on her as a target of his madness in addition to ladies of the night
streetwalking in Whitechapel in London’s East End.
REVIEWS OF DARK
STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL
“It gets no
better than this! R. Barri Flowers has written another thriller guaranteed to
hold onto its readers! It was so gripping that I forgot to breathe a couple of
times!” -- Detra Fitch of Huntress Reviews
“A compelling and
powerful account of Jack the Ripper.... Flowers has
captured the sights and sounds of New York City and London’s East End in
1888.... The action is fast paced; the suspense building to a peak to
the finale.” -- Barbara Buhrer of MysteryAbout.com