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Jackaby (Jackaby, Book 1) by William Ritter

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By William Ritter

"Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer." —Chicago Tribune

Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and wanting a task, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a willing eye for the extraordinary—including the facility to determine supernatural beings. Abigail has a present for noticing traditional yet very important information, which makes her ideal for the placement of Jackaby's assistant. On her first day, Abigail unearths herself in the course of an exciting case: A serial killer is at the free. The police are confident it's a regular villain, yet Jackaby is sure the foul deeds are the paintings of the type of creature whose very lifestyles the neighborhood authorities—with the exception of a good-looking younger detective named Charlie Cane—seem adamant to deny.

"The wealthy global of this debut calls for sequels." —Kirkus stories, starred review

"We in truth couldn't placed it down." —Nerdist.com

"Toss jointly an alternative 19th-century New England urban, a powerful culture of Sherlockian pastiche, and one heavily grotesque hat, and this lighthearted and warranted debut emerges, all motion and quirk." —Publishers Weekly

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