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John Rawlings, the brilliant young 18th Century apothecary, and London's famous magistrate, the Blind Beak, look set for their most intriguing and perilous adventure yet. After the discovery of a body in the popular swimming baths, the Peerless Pool, they find themselves mixed up in more than just a spot of fishing. Who is the mysterious Hannah and could her murder possibly be connected to the disappearance of two children, long ago? London's most colourful apothecary finds himself in more danger than ever before as he struggles to discover whose evil hand lies behind the trail of death and despair.
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One of the best mystery series to hand at present is the John Rawlings historical crime line...ten out of ten (Jonathan Gash)
John Rawlings and the Blind Beak are developing into my favourite historical mystery heroes (Lindsey Davis)
An effervescent tale...the author organises her large cast and colourful background with skill and gusto through a racily readable drama (Felicia Lamb in the Mail on Sunday's Night & Day M)
Splendidly evokes the atmosphere of the capital with all its elegance and intrigue (Kent and Sussex Courier)
A good read (The Historical Novels Review)
For all fans of Lindsey Davis and Ellis Peters, an evocative, effervescent Georgian historical mystery.
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # F-0340718587
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # FX-0340718587