London, 1715.The air is black with soot, the murky alleyways crowded with people. In the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral there are rumours of a gruesome murder: the victim has been 'beskewered by an arrow right through his heart'. Even in a city where crime is commonplace, this catches the attention of young Tom Marlowe. Tom is fascinated and when the mystery unexpectedly intrudes into his own life he feels compelled to investigate ...
A tightly woven plot ... vividly drawn' - Julia Eccleshare, Guardian
'An intelligent, gripping thriller ... a sense of time and place so vivid that you can virtually see, hear and taste 18th century London' - Carousel
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