Jackaby

by William Ritter

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This thrilling novel from the author of the New York Times bestselling paranormal mystery Jackaby series pits R.F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplainable and his new assistant, Abigail Rook, against a supernatural serial killer.

Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a...
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Published By Algonquin Young Readers

Format Paperback

Category

Number Of Pages 320

Publication Date 08/22/2023

ISBN 9781523523986

Dimensions 5.5 inches x 8.25 inches


“Ritter’s debut skillfully blends science with the supernatural and balances whimsy with violence. The smartly paced plot wraps up neatly, but the rich world of this debut demands sequels.”
— Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
— Chicago Tribune

“Toss together an alternate 19th-century New England city, a strong tradition of Sherlockian pastiche, and one seriously ugly hat, and this lighthearted and assured debut emerges, all action and quirk.”
— Publishers Weekly

“We honestly couldn’t put it down.”
— Nerdist.com

“Fans of Jonathan Stroud’s The Screaming Staircase will appreciate Ritter’s initial foray into the realm of supernatural. . .avid lovers of fantasy will enjoy this quick read.”
— School Library Journal