If you’re a fan of mystery books, then check out the series by Cora Harrison called The London Murder Mysteries.
It follows the adventures of Alfie and his gang – orphan children who work together to survive in Victorian London. Life is tough and often scary – but they have fun too, with the help of Mutsy the dog.
When a series of murders occur that baffle even the police, they turn to Alfie to help them catch the criminals.
Streetwise, cunning and brave, Alfie and his gang will need to negotiate the sinister Victorian world of double-dealing and danger – until the shocking truth is revealed.
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There are now five books in the series, each with their own exciting whodunit for you and the gang to solve!
And to give you a better idea of what you can expect, find out more about the books in the series right here:
The Montgomery Murder
In the mean streets of Victorian London lies the body of wealthy Mr Montgomery.
The police must move fast to catch his killer. They need an insider, someone streetwise, cunning, bold . . . someone like Alfie.
When Inspector Denham makes him an offer he can’t refuse, it’s up to Alfie and his gang to sift clues, shadow suspects and negotiate a sinister world and uncover the truth.
The Deadly Fire
A man’s body lies in the burned out wreckage of the Ragged School.
The police say the fire was just an accident – but Alfie suspects foul play.
Determined to find out the truth, Alfie and his gang must follow up each clue, investigate every suspect and risk their lives on the dangerous streets of Victoian London – until the ruthless murderer is caught.
Murder on Stage
A scream rings out though the theatre. The man on stage is dead!
Who killed him? Alfie has a few suspects in his sights. But when the spotlight turns on Alfie himself, the search for the murderer becomes a fight for his own survival.
He and his gang must pick their way through a deadly web of revenge, jealousy and greed to unmask the true villain.
Death of a Chimney Sweep
Alfie knew who it was the moment he saw the body under the gas lamp. Joe the chimney sweep.
No one else seems to care about the death of a poor boy, but Alfie has reason to believe that Joe was murdered.
So he and his gang will risk their lives on the rooftops of London and brave the dark, dangerous world of the chimney sweeps to find the truth.
The Body in the Fog
The body lies beneath a statue in Trafalgar Square…
Alfie and his gang set out to find the murderer, jut as a thick fog turns the London streets into a sinister maze.
But soon Alfie is plunged into a still more terrifying world hidden below the city…