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In the Kingdom of Mists by Jane Jakeman

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London, 1900: while Monet paints the wintry mists over the Thames, the bodies of two young women are dragged from its murky depths, arousing fears of a return of Jack the Ripper. Craston, a green diplomat at the Foreign Office, happens to be nearby when an unrecognizable body is pulled from the Thames-and from then on, he's unwillingly drawn into the police investigation. All the while, neither of the men knows that the source of the horror stalks the floor above Monet's suite...