By the 1860s, the Pilasters are one of the world's greatest banking families, with connections that reach from the City of London to far-afield colonies.
However, as the family grow ever richer in the shadow of oppression and tragedy, their very future is threatened - by the self-same ambition and greed that first earned them their fortune. 'A full-blooded melodrama, complete with moustache-twirling villains, saintly heroes, wronged women, and a lot of plot' Irish Times 'Banks, brothels, and a high body count ...it's all there' Financial Times 'A compulsively readable, enjoyable thriller-cum-saga' Sunday Times
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 608 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 03/06/2011
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780330544429