Who Killed Little Johnny Gill? by Kathryn McMaster

He’s just seven years old. He’s your son. You wave goodbye to him one morning as he disappears into the swirling fog. And then he is gone. Forever.   This gripping historical crime fiction novel, based on fact, is set in Bradford, England,1888. It explores the horrific murder of Johnny Gill; a murder and mutilation…

51TDSWiQkNL._SX319_BO1,204,203,200_He’s just seven years old. He’s your son. You wave goodbye to him one morning as he disappears into the swirling fog. And then he is gone. Forever.

 

This gripping historical crime fiction novel, based on fact, is set in Bradford, England,1888. It explores the horrific murder of Johnny Gill; a murder and mutilation so gruesome, it stuns a nation. Even hardened detectives are affected by its savagery, swiftly comparing it to the work of Jack the Ripper.

“Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?” is Kathryn McMaster’s debut novel. It is a noir page-turner that immediately immerses you in a maelstrom of emotions, keeping you in suspense as Chief Detective Constable Withers and his dedicated team of British detectives try and gather sufficient evidence to bring a conviction against their suspect.

In 1888, police procedures and knowledge of Forensic Science are rudimentary and juries are exposed to persuasive newspaper reports and public opinion. Will justice prevail, or will the guilty walk free?

This is one crime fiction novel you won’t be able to put down until the last page is turned!

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“Gripping Victorian era murder mystery”

Five Star Review on AmazonĀ By Kate Elliott

Kathryn McMaster has nailed it! What thoroughly intriguing telling of a gruesome event. I cracked open this book on a Thursday evening and read it straight through. The characters come to life immediately – I felt as though I was watching them in the grimy alleys of Bradford on a movie screen.
If you enjoy a great mystery read you’ll love this one!

About the Author

Kathryn McMaster is an historical crime fiction author of true and unsolved murders occurring during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Her debut novel, “Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?” was well received and swiftly became a best seller in the free Kindle books for British Historical Fiction. Her next novel, which is in the pipeline, is a maritime triple murder mystery which is set to be released in June, 2016.

Having lived in 5 different countries during her fifty-something years, namely South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea and the United Arab Emirates, she is now retired and finally has time to write her crime fiction novels from her stone farmhouse in Tuscany, Italy. She owns 8 hectares in the beautiful Casentino Valley and raises a small flock of sheep and goats. Having named most of her sheep she finds it difficult to eat any, including an extremely obstreperous and rambunctious ram called, ‘Sylvester’. However, that sentiment could change at any time!

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