Except the Dying
Mass Market Paperback
In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the unclad body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. Detective William Murdoch quickly finds out that more than one person connected with the girl’s simple life has something to hide.
Praise For Except the Dying…
“A chiller . . . impressive. An engaging historical mystery.”
– Houston Chronicle
– Philadelphia Inquirer
"A first novel enriched by the vividness of its period settings and animated by the lifelike characters caught up in its broad social sweep."
– New York Times
"Jennings creates more than a period mystery. She brings alive 1895 Toronto."
– Publishers Weekly
"Terrific . . . the best historical mystery of the year. . . . Murdoch is a fine creation. . . . We can't wait to meet him again."
– Mystery Collector's BookLine
McClelland & Stewart, 9780771043970, 344pp.
Publication Date: May 18, 2004
About the Author
Three of the novels have been adapted for television, and four seasons of a television series, "The Murdoch Mysteries," based on the characters from the novels, have been produced by Shaftesbury Films for CITY TV/Rogers, UKTV in Britain and distributed internationally by ITV/Granada international.
Born in the U.K., Jennings now lives in Toronto.