Dolly Cutag – A Victorian Crime Novel
A Stornoway herring girl. A Yorkshire mill boy. One killer. One detective. Two lives destined to collide in Whitechapel, London, where Jack the Ripper stalks the streets.
In 1880, two young people five hundred miles apart seek escape from violent childhoods.
While Stornoway herring lass Dolly MacMillan grows up to take deadly solace in her gutting knife, Yorkshire mill boy Robert Wroke sets off for London and witnesses a brutal murder that changes the course of his life.
As a trail of blood leads from the quaysides of northern Scotland to London and Billingsgate, one killer and one detective are set on a collision course for Whitechapel in 1888, where Jack the Ripper stalks the streets.
Set against a vividly evoked Victorian background, Dolly Cutag is a dark, gripping thriller of damaged lives, bloody revenge and the search for justice.