For lovers of Sherlock, Shardlake and Ripper Street.
A hugely enjoyable action-packed Victorian thriller with a great detective double act. 'Delicious Stuff.' Financial TimesPublished in hardback as The Infidel Stain.
London, 1841. Mr Jeremiah Blake and Captain William Avery, recently returned from India, are invited by Viscount Allington to examine the particulars of a grisly pair of murders.
Two printers from the seditious gutter presses have been brutally dispatched in distinct but similar circumstances.
Fearing the deaths will stoke the fires of Chartism sweeping the capital, Allington hopes Blake and Avery's determination to uncover the truth will solve these crimes and help restore civic order.
But there are others who seem equally determined that the pair shall fail . . .