The Montgomery Murder (Victorian London Murder Mysteries #1)

Looking for a YA historical mystery series? Perfect for fans of Sherlock Holmes, Charlie N. Holmberg, Markus Zusak and Leigh Bardugo.

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About the Book

Alfie and his gang find themselves embroiled in a murder case. Can they stop the ‘Monmouth Street Strangler’ before another murder is committed?

London, 1858

Young orphan Alfie is doing everything in his power to keep a roof over the heads of his rag-tag family. His brother Sammy, cousins Jack and Tom and faithful dog Mutsy all rely on him for survival.

When a brutal murder is committed nearby Alfie sees a chance to make some extra money.

The police need someone streetwise and cunning who can access the slums of St Giles, and Alfie is just who they are looking for.

But when Alfie installs Sammy as a servant in the Monmouth Street house everything starts to go wrong.

And a sinister world of double-dealing and danger is revealed…

Are Alfie and his gang now at risk? Can they unmask the killer before he realises they are on his trail?

Or will the Monmouth Street Strangler strike again…?

The Montgomery Murder is the first young adult crime thriller in an exciting historical series, the Victorian London Murder Mysteries, by Cora Harrison. 

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