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A female doctor and a Scotland Yard inspector hunt a serial killer in Victorian London.

"Deftly plotted and utterly absorbing ... transports the reader to the dark shadows and dangers lurking on the gaslit streets."

       Mary Jane Clark

      New York Times

      Best-selling author

"Crafted with evocative prose and a keen eye for detail, Murder By Lamplight is a riveting mystery that brings the gritty world of the Victorian era roaring to life.” 

Andrea Penrose, bestselling author of The Diamond of London and Murder at the Merton Library.

“Engrossing characters, a gritty, gaslit setting, and a compellingly twisty mystery. Fans of ‘Miss Scarlet and the Duke’ will devour this book!”            
Colleen Cambridge, bestselling author of Mastering the Art of French Murder and Murder by Invitation Only.

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Reviews for Murder by Lamplight:

"Murder by Lamplight is McDonough's debut novel . . . It is a stellar mystery . . . Brilliant." Historical Novel Society Review.

Library Journal Starred Review

Kirkus Reviews

Criminal Element Review
Open Book Society Review
Nonstop Reader
“This is simply the best series kick-off I’ve read since Victoria Thompson’s Murder on Astor Place.”  — Robin Agnew, Malice Domestic and Aunt Agatha’s Mysteries
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