Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Graves of Whitechapel by Claire Evans

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is : The Graves of Whitechapel by Claire Evans.  Why – because, murder mystery, Victorian London and Whitechapel have piqued my curiosity – a lot.

TheGravesofVictorian London, 1882. Five years ago, crusading lawyer Cage Lackmann successfully defended Moses Pickering against a charge of murder. Now, a body is found bearing all the disturbing hallmarks of that victim – and Pickering is missing. Did Cage free a brutal murderer?

Cage’s reputation is in tatters, and worse, he is implicated in this new murder by the bitter detective who led the first failed case. Left with no other alternative, Cage must find Pickering to prove his innocence.

His increasingly desperate search takes him back to the past, to a woman he never thought to see again, and down into a warren of lies and betrayals concealed beneath Holland Park mansions and the mean streets of Whitechapel – where a murderer, heartbreak and revenge lie in wait.

Expected publication June 2020


17 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Graves of Whitechapel by Claire Evans”

  1. pagesandtea

    A Victorian murder mystery, I definitely like the sound of this one. I love that cover too 🙂

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yep, Victorian murder mystery and Whitechapel – two of my must haves in one little book.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Tammy

    I’ve never heard of this, but it sounds really good. There’s just something about Victorian murder mysteries…

  3. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    This is pushing all the right buttons in my mind! I’m happy it will be published early this summer, although it sounds like a perfect read for a foggy fall day… 😀

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yeah, the dark wintery nights would be the perfect time – but I’m not complaining, I’ll take the early release.
      Lynn 😀

  4. sophrilreads

    This looks good. I have to add it to my list.

    • @lynnsbooks

      Victorian murder mystery and the mention of Whitechapel are like my catnip.
      Lynn 😀

    • @lynnsbooks

      I hope it’s as good as it sounds. I love the idea of a Victorian murder mystery and the Whitechapel setting really intrigues me.
      Lynn 😀

  5. Barb @ Booker T's Farm

    Yes please! This is totally new to me but sound like something I’ll love!

  6. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    Oooh, I’m intrigued…a Victorian detective mystery, gimme!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I know – and any mention of Whitechapel usually piques my interest.
      Lynn 😀

  7. waytoofantasy

    Oh, I LOVE this cover. I hope you enjoy this one!

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