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ebook / ISBN-13: 9780857380807

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 1st March 2012

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Adventure / Historical Adventure

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It is March 1799. A sunken lugger in the Pool of London reveals a grisly secret: The bodies of two men entombed in the crew’s cabin. Suspicion falls on a third member of the crew seen fleeing the scene. He had a known motive for murder.

Against the background of a nation at war with Napoleon, River Surveyor Tom Pascoe finds his own life under threat as he digs deeper into the case. He uncovers the existence of French agents in London whose task is to strike a deadly blow to the heart of the capital and undermine England’s ability to continue the war.

Tom’s job is further complicated by the presence of a new member of the police crew with a shocking secret of his own…

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