Borrow
Buy

The Incendiary's Trail

by James McCreet

With scenes of Victorian London as credible as Dickens and a policeman on a par with Wilkie Collins' Sergeant Cuff, McCreet also brings a very 21st century feeling of violent speed to a great page-turner. I very much hope that The Incendiary's Trail the first of a series.

Extract

In its time, that unassuming address in an unremarkable area of London had accommodated thieves, informers, fallen women, potential victims like Mr Askern, and at least one murderer. Though it might seem incredible, even the commissioners themselves did not know of its existence - or rather, they had not been told and affected not to know. A man's residency was no guarantee of either innocence or immunity from the gallows.

Parallels

Sherlock Holmes: Film 2009 by -
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.