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Johnson, Maureen.

New York : Putnam, 2011


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Rory Deveraux is excited about arriving in London her senior year to attend a boarding school in London. However, when the driver picks her up at the airport he informs her that “someone pulled a ripper” the night before. It isn’t long before Rory understands that this means someone has committed a crime in Jack the Ripper fashion…on the same date in a different year, but in the same place and slice and dice fashion. More of these types of murders begin to occur and it becomes crystal clear that a new serial murderer, a new Jack the Ripper is amongst their midst. One of these murders occurs eerily close to the Wexford Academy. On the night of this murder, Rory spotted a mysterious man outside of the school. The only problem is that she seems to be the only one who has seen him which makes her the murderers only living witness….and quite possibly his next victim. 
(Booktalk by the Sequoya Youth Book Award committee, 2014)

SUBJECTS:     Boarding schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Murder -- Fiction.
                        Witnesses -- Fiction.
                        Ghosts -- Fiction.
                        London (England) -- Fiction.
                        England -- Fiction.
                        Ghost stories.

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