The English Monster

The English Monster tells the story of the Ratcliffe Highway murders of 1811. It hunts out the roots of those murders over two centuries and three continents, deep down in England’s own dark past.

Part historical thriller, part detective fiction, part fantasy horror, The English Monster asks questions about national destiny and personal greed.

There are also pirates.

The English Monster has been shortlisted for the Authors Club Best Debut Novel Award, and for the Historical Writers Association/Goldsboro Crown for Debut Historical Fiction.

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The UK edition and where to buy it

The U.S. edition

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