(I received this book through a LibraryThing giveaway, but that will in no way effect my review.)
murderer has been stalking the streets of London. He's called Jack the
Ripper, and he has the city trembling in fear. Enter the James
siblings--Henry, the author, William, the lecturer and early
psychologist, and Alice, the invalid. When William is called to London
from the US to apply his new studies in psychology to the case, the
brothers and their sister decide to work together to suss out the
This is a pretty good mystery, though I thought the
solution came a little bit from left field. However, the
characters--particularly Henry--were quite enjoyable, and I liked the
way they each had a different view of the society in which they existed.
Also, the author used shifting perspective well.
On the whole, I'd definitely read another mystery involving the James siblings!