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Randall Crane and the Whitechapel Horror

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Spring-heeled Jack-he be bad and he be back…
It’s the winter of 1886 and in the slums of Whitechapel, prostitutes are being murdered. Two thousand year old vampire, Spring-heeled Jack has arrived in London and is bent on seizing power over the supernatural world. Standing in his way are Inspector Thomas Grantham of The Yard and Randall Crane, a one hundred and fifty-three y
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Hardcover, First Edition, 340 pages
Published June 6th 2014 by GWL Publishing (first published June 2nd 2014)
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Philip Newey
I am not a huge aficianado of the current swathe of vampire novels, although I did read Anne Rice in the early years. Because I am not familiar with the current trends in this genre, I cannot really comment on where this offering from Mark Weir fits. I can say, however, that this is not in the YA category. No sexy teen vampires here. Rather, this is a vampire novel in the more traditional vein, with sunlight-fearing, holy water- and wooden stake-vulnerable, rather smelly and decrepit vampire ...more
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Feb 05, 2015 Kitty Muse Book Reviews rated it it was amazing
Victorian London in the 1880s. A city at its peak, where the highest of society hosts soirees and collects treasures worth more than the value of some small countries. It is also a dismal land of great squalor, overrun by immigrants seeking their place in the financial sun and falling desperately short.
For Spring-heeled Jack, it is fertile ground either way. Not only does he have plenty of victims to choose from, but if everything goes to plan, he’ll also take command of England and its colonies
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Carmilla Voiez
Jul 09, 2014 Carmilla Voiez rated it really liked it
Randall Crane and the Whitechapel Horror is both a vampire tale and a story of political intrigue. Mark Weir uses uniquely powerful imagery to create a sense of time and place in this novel: "thrown into the gutter of time and swept away by the broom of the passing centuries” and rain drops that are “hell-bent on glorious suicide”. The characters are thinly drawn, barely more than one dimensional at times and some of their interactions seem implausible. However the good aspects are strong enough ...more
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