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By Bookworm 1977


The Rescue and Other Tales by Steven A. McKay

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Recommended 

 

Audiobook – Unabridged

 

The Rescue and Other Tales 

 

Steven A. McKay  (Author)

 

Nick Ellsworth (Narrator) 

 

 

Thank you to the author for giving me the opportunity to listen to these three wonderful short stories all set around characters from Robin Hood and his gang of merry man and woman of course . This is the first time a have read or I should say listened to anything by  Scottish author Steven A McKay and I'm pleased to say it won't be my last.

 

A note about the narrator he has the perfect reading voice , making these stories even more enjoyable.

 

 


Alan M Clark

Alan's books are available in three format's Kindle, Paperback and Audio for more information click the link below which will take you directly to Alan's author page 

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Alan-M.-Clark/e/


A Brutal Chill in August: A Novel of Polly Nichols, The First Victim of Jack the Ripper Audiobook – Unabridged Alan M. Clark (Author), Alicia Rose (Narrator), & 1 more

Publisher: IFD Publishing

 A Brutal Chill in August is the fictionalized accout of the life of the first victim of Jack the Ripper Victim Polly Nichols.

 

Having listened to the first book in Alan's Jack the Ripper Victims Series I have to say I find the story to be very moving and amit to shedding a tear or two.The narrator Alicia Rose has the perfect voice for audiobooks and gives a realistic voice, to the authors tragic fictional but realistic portrayal of Polly Nichols life before she became the first victim of Jack Ripper. Over all the author has produced a tragic and moving story of the life and times of Polly Nichols and I highly recommended my fellow readers to read or listen to Alan's wonderfully moving tale.


Apologies to the Cat's Meat Man: A Novel of Annie Chapman, the Second Victim of Jack the Ripper: Jack the Ripper Victims Series Audiobook – Unabridged Alan M. Clark (Author), Alicia Rose (Narrator)

Publisher: IFD Publishing

Please note these are works of historical fiction based upon the lives of the women who he became victims of Jack the Ripper and are not about the actual killings.

 

Apologiesto the Cats Meat Man is the second book in the Jack the Ripper victim series. This time we join the second victim of Jack the Ripper Annie Chapman in the final week of her life. Unlike the first book, the story navigates between her past and her present. However, this does not make it any less interesting. Annie comes across as a sensitive soul that has to face the realities of a harsh world. Even though we know we what's going to happen to her the author has produced a fascinating back story about her life, which is very believable. I highly recommend this book can't wait to start the 3rd book in the series.

 


Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Say Anything But Your Prayers Audiobook – Unabridged Alicia Rose (Narrator), Alan M. Clark (Author), & 1 more

Publisher: IFD Publishing

'Say Anything But Your Prayers’ is inspired by the life of Elizabeth Stride, the third victim of Jack the Ripper.

 

Elizabeth was one of two women killed in one night by the killer known as Jack the Ripper. But this book is not about her death but her life and Alan gives the reading a very believable all be it sad and tragic story. The reader follows Elizabeth from her humbles beginnings in Sweden then on to her life and death in London. It's hard to believe that is historical fiction because it is sure a believable story,at times I found myself not wanting to carry on because I know what waiting for Elizabeth at the end. 

 

Well done to Alan on another great book, for anyone how has yet to read any in the series I recommend you do you are missing out on a great series of books. 

 

 


Jack the Ripper Victims Series: Of  Thimble and Threat Audiobook – Unabridged Alan M. Clark (Author), Alicia Rose (Narrator), & 1 more

Publisher: IFD Publishing

Please note Alan's books are not about Jack the Ripper, but are glimpses into the life's of his victims.

 

 In his fourth book Alan looks at the life Catherine Eddowes, the book centers around a list of items found on Eddowes at the time of her death. The author as in the previous books has paid great attention to giving the reader a glimpse into life  in Victorian London. 

 

As with all the books in the Ripper victim series you find yourself emotionally involved and even though you know the ending you don't want it to happen. You find yourself willing for a happy ending that you know will never happen.

 

Well done Alan on another excellent book can't wait for the next one.

 

Definitely a five star read highly recommended

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