Waiting on Wednesday (58) — Ripper by Stefan

“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)


You thought you knew him. You were dead wrong.

Carver Young dreams of becoming a detective, despite growing up in an orphanage with only crime novels to encourage him. But when he is adopted by Detective Hawking of the world famous Pinkerton Agency, Carver is given not only the chance to find his biological father, he finds himself smack in the middle of a real life investigation: tracking down a vicious serial killer who has thrown New York City into utter panic. When the case begins to
unfold, however, it’s worse than he could have ever imagined, and his loyalty to Mr. Hawking and the Pinkertons comes into question. As the body count rises and the investigation becomes dire, Carver must decide where his true loyalty lies.

Full of whip-smart dialogue, kid-friendly gadgets, and featuring a then New York City Police Commisioner Teddy Roosevelt, Ripper challenges everything you thought you knew about the world’s most famous serial killer

Ripper is expected to be released on March 1st, 2012 by Philomel.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?


Hafsah Faizal is a YA author, designer, and blogger. Her designs have graced the sites of New York Times bestselling authors, bloggers, and more. She resides in Texas, with her family.

October 18, 2011



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    Jessica@a GREAT read

    October 19, 2011

    Haven't heard of this one. Looks intriguing!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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    Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com

    October 19, 2011

    OO fun pick! I haven't heard about this one before.

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    October 19, 2011

    I haven't heard of this one, but it sounds pretty cool. Great pick! My WoW

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    Lauren M

    October 19, 2011

    Wow–a YA crime story? NICE! We don't see those too often. Ripper sounds really interesting; thanks for pointing it out! :)
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    Rummanah Aasi

    October 19, 2011

    Sounds like a great pick for teen boy reads, which I really have hard time finding. Thanks for pointing this one out. I haven't heard of it until now!

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    ashelynn hetland

    October 19, 2011

    This one sounds awesome!

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    Traci @ The Reading Geek

    October 19, 2011

    Great pick, this sounds really interesting. I actually just got a copy of the ARC this past weekend at comic con and I am really looking forward to reading it.

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    Lulu (The Bookworm is Here!)

    October 19, 2011

    Nice pick! I haven't seen this one before and it looks positively intriguing!

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    Mary @ BookSwarm

    October 19, 2011

    Oh–yes! Wow, I haven't heard of that one but I'm so adding it to my TBR/wishlist! Love that there's a mystery and the Pinkertons. Very cool. Thanks!

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    Lindsay Cummings author

    October 20, 2011

    hey girl! looks like a great pick! hope you are well!!!!

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    We Fancy Books

    October 20, 2011

    Ohh the moment I read the title one thing comes to my mind… it's The Vampire Diaries lol

    Great pick! Mystery Thriller? yay~