London 1859-62. A time of great exhibitions, foreign conquests and underground
trains. But the era of Victorian marvels is also the time of the Great Stink.
With cholera and depravity never far from the headlines, it's not only the
sewers that smell bad.
Novice detective Campbell Lawless stumbles onto the trail of Berwick Skelton, an
elusive revolutionary determined to bring London to its knees through devilish
acts of terrorism. Cast into a lethal, intoxicating world of music hall hoofers,
industrial sabotage and royal scandal, will Lawless survive long enough to
capture this underworld nemesis, before he unleashes his vengeance on a society
he wants wiped from the