The Ruby in the Smoke ,

Soon after Sally Lockhart’s father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father’s death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly blood-soaked jewel.

The first book in Philip Pullman’s classic Sally Lockhart quartet in a beautiful new edition. Read all books in the series:

  1. The Ruby in the Smoke,
  2. The Shadow in the North,
  3. The Tiger in the Well,
  4. The Tin Princess.