As precocious as ever, our daredevil hero is once again in the thick of things as he takes on anyone and everyone who dares to cross his path. Great stuff.
There is no escaping the grip of [David's] second Hart novel . . . Hart is a proper boy's own hero
A first-rate historian, now a masterly story-teller
David is a popular historian with a rare talent . . . An unashamed crowd-pleaser with a compelling, sexy hero who could give Cornwell's Sharpe a run for his money.
A Victorian adventure as big as the veldt and chewier than buffalo biltong . . . real figures of the period are endowed with motive, intent and dialogue that may be fictitious but are entirely convincing
Let's hope that Saul David's new character will be reappearing . . . a terrific adventure
Gems like this are too rare. I was hooked in ten pages.
An entertaining tale takes us deep into the seamy side of Victorian London
Enjoyable, fast-moving and full of suspense, with the final outcome unanticipated, what's not to like!
Saul David cunningly weaves together history and fiction to breathe new life into old ideas about the killings. the result is an exciting and entertaining adventure story
This fast paced plot allows little time to catch your breath as Hart pursues the killer. The writing is tight and punchy getting across the energy and essential essence of the hero George Hart VC.