Chained in Time

      David Waine
Chained in Time

In 1888, a serial killer, Jack the Ripper, prowls London's East End. A century later, History repeats itself. Marie Kelly is haunted by horrifying dreams in which she is pursued through the gloomy alleyways of Victorian Whitechapel by a dark shadow that seeks to destroy her, as it once did her near-namesake, Mary Jane Kelly. Marie experiences Mary's terror and despair as her own. The twoIIn 1888, a serial killer, nicknamed Jack the Ripper, prowls London's East End. A century later, History repeats itself. Marie Kelly is haunted by horrifying dreams in which she is pursued through the gloomy alleyways of Victorian Whitechapel by a dark shadow that seeks to destroy her, as it once did her near-namesake, Mary Jane Kelly. Marie experiences Mary's terror and despair as her own. The two series of murders are linked fundamentally in a way that the police cannot prevent - even if they identify the modern killer, even if they kill him. Marie and the Ripper are 'Chained in Time'. Although the tragic fate of Mary Jane Kelly is a matter of historical fact, that of the fictional Marie Kelly, is not. Together we witness the pressure building on both young women as the fatal day approaches.
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