Looking for Jack the Ripper

<p>Sue Fletcher at Hodder has bought two novels by Carol McCleary starring Nellie Bly, America&rsquo;s first female investigative reporter.</p><p>The first, <em>The Alchemy of Murder</em>, is set in Paris in 1889 and features Jules Verne, Louis Pasteur and Oscar Wilde, who help Bly hunt for Jack the Ripper.</p><p>The deal was done with David Grossman on behalf of Harvey Klinger.</p>