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Matthew J. Kirby


Matthew J. Kirby

Matthew J. Kirby was born in Utah, but with a father in the Navy he has lived all over --- Rhode Island, Maryland, California and Hawaii. As an undergraduate at Utah State University, he majored in history. He then went on to earn MS and EdS degrees in School Psychology. Matthew currently lives in Utah, with his wife, where he works for a large school district. THE CLOCKWORK THREE is his first book. Visit Matthew’s website at

Matthew J. Kirby

Books by Matthew J. Kirby

by Matthew J. Kirby - Fiction, Historical Mystery, Young Adult 12+

London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by herwork, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant Man. Evelyn wanted to be locked away from the world like he is. But in Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, she finds a gentle kindred, who does not recoil from her, and who understands her pain. When the murders begin, however, Joseph and Evelyn are haunted nightly by the ghosts of the Ripper's dead, setting Evelyn on a path to facing her fears and uncovering humanity's worst nightmares.

by Matthew J. Kirby

Trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen sea, Solveig --- along with her brother the crown prince, their older sister and an army of restless warriors --- anxiously awaits news of her father's victory at battle. But as winter stretches on, and the unending ice refuses to break, terrible acts of treachery soon make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst.