Now Available in Paperback and Digital Editions
Due to the sad demise of Sonar 4 Publications, Behind Closed Doors has been unavailable for some time, but is now re-released in an exciting new second edition by Creativia.org along with a superb new cover design.
As of November 2013, Behind Closed Doors has been signed to Movie/TV deal with Thunderball International Films with the author having been selected to write the screenplay adaptation of the novel.He will also be Co-Producer of the exciting motion picture based on the book.
In the heart of Victorian London, crime abounds. Murder, abduction, and extortion, all are present in the dark underworld that Detective Inspector Albert Norris and his assistant, Sergeant Dylan Hillman must inhabit and infiltrate in their search to bring the perpetrators to justice.We invite you to join them in their investigations into the world of Victorian crime, as they explore the sinister underbelly of a society rigid in its principals and beliefs. Be prepared to be surprised and shocked, for not every criminal in the world of Victorian crime is a filthy, poverty ridden outcast from society. Crime, and its perpetrators, is present in every echelon of society, and Norris and Hillman find themselves on both sides of the street in the many and diverse crimes thy are called upon to solve. The first of their adventures is told in Behind Closed Doors,by award winning author Brian L Porter, now released in a stunning new second edition by Creativia
Behind Closed Doors
Autumn, 1888. The population of London is transfixed and horrified by the atrocious and horrific murder spree being conducted by Jack the Ripper. The newspapers are full of the details of the mutilations perpetrated by the killer and the apparent inability of the police to apprehend the unknown assailant. As Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Charles Warren throws the bulk of his investigative resources into the search for The Ripper, and the tabloid press scream of the crimes in banner headlines on a daily basis; on the new, ultra modern Underground Railway that has revolutionized travel around the great metropolis for the working man, another, less well publicized killer is at large.
Tucked away on the inner pages of the daily press, hardly enough to raise an eyebrow among discerning readers, one may have found a few, short articles which told of the strange and also, so far unsolved murders which are taking place on board the carriages of the new-fangled and much heralded transport system. Each murder takes place the day after one of the ripper killings, as the murderer appears to be taking advantage of the lack of police resources to tackle not one, but two, major investigations simultaneously
Inspector Albert Norris is charged with bringing the railway killer to justice, but, as with case of Jack the Ripper, clues are few, the killer's motive unclear, and he is forced to carry out his investigations 'quietly and without causing a public panic' as the authorities seek to prevent a loss of confidence in the safety of the underground railway system. The press are being told even less, hence the minimal coverage, and Norris can count on little help from above as he attempts to solve the inexplicable series of murders.
Behind Closed Doors by Brian L. Porter
Coming in Print and Ebook format Spring 2014.
$1.00 off of every print sale goes to:
Victorian images copyright Public Domain