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An Act of Mercy

J. J. Durham

A thrilling tale of murder and intrigue in Victorian London, featuring Detective Harry Pilgrim. Perfect for fans of Ripper Street and The Mangle Street Murders. London 1850. A city of contrasts. Of scientific marvels, poverty, disease and death. When Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a woman in a Hackney cab, the case seems straightforward until the only suspect is found murdered in his cell. Pilgrim is hindered in his investigation by his own dark past a dead son and a missing wife and also by the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who is serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his journal 'Household Words'. The case turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. But who is the cat and who the mouse?

A thrilling tale of murder and intrigue in Victorian London, featuring Detective Harry Pilgrim. Perfect for fans of Ripper Street and The Mangle Street Murders. London 1850. A city of contrasts. Of scientific marvels, poverty, disease and death. When Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a woman in a Hackney cab, the case seems straightforward until the only suspect is found murdered in his cell. Pilgrim is hindered in his investigation by his own dark past a dead son and a missing wife and also by the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who is serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his journal 'Household Words'. The case turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. But who is the cat and who the mouse?
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A thrilling tale of murder and intrigue in Victorian London, featuring Detective Harry Pilgrim. Perfect for fans of Ripper Street and The Mangle Street Murders. London 1850. A city of contrasts. Of scientific marvels, poverty, disease and death. When Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a woman in a Hackney cab, the case seems straightforward until the only suspect is found murdered in his cell. Pilgrim is hindered in his investigation by his own dark past a dead son and a missing wife and also by the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who is serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his journal 'Household Words'. The case turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. But who is the cat and who the mouse?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Rupert Bates

Length:

8h 24m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:07


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:05


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:02


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

09:18


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:18


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

13:20


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:14


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:26


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:01


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:19


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

14:24


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:22


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:00


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

12:58


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

12:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:05


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:34


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

12:42


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

13:54


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:21


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:13


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:37


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

12:58


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:24


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

11:58


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

02:42


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

12:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:24


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:08


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:43


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:01


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:49


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:47


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

10:04


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:06


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:39


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:32


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

00:33