The Man with the Black Valise

The story of one of the vilest murders in Canadian history

By John Goddard Read by Jim Seybert Detective / Historical / Nonfiction / True Crime English, Unabridged 6h 54m Sell Sheet
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1 MP3 CDs November 5, 2019 $22.99 $22.99 9781974986323 Add to Cart
6 Audio CDs November 5, 2019 $49.99 $39.99 9781974986286 Add to Cart
							One glorious autumn day in 1894, a drifter attacked thirteen-year-old Jessie Keith so violently that people thought Jack the Ripper must be loose in rural Ontario. To solve the crime, the government called in Detective John Wilson Murray, the true-life model for Detective William Murdoch of the popular TV series Murdoch Mysteries. His prime clue was a black valise.

The Man with the Black Valise traces the killer’s trajectory through three counties—a route that today connects travelers to poignant reminders of nineteenth-century life. Chief among them stands the statue of the Roman goddess Flora, gesturing as though to cast roses onto Jessie’s grave.