Old friends, new adventures; wily Jack Dawkins is reunited with the well-to-do Oliver Twist in this second instalment of the exhilarating Dodger series.
The Artful Dodger is back doing what he does best: stealing, charming and leading a gang of petty thieves from the Seven Dials. But crime in London has become a serious business - and when Jack needs protection he soon finds himself out of his depth and facing the gallows for murder.
The evidence against him seems insurmountable, until a young reporter by the name of Oliver Twist takes up his cause. Can they extricate Dodger from Newgate in time to escape the noose and save that which he treasures most, or is he destined for Fagin's fate?
Prepare for a thrilling adventure through Dickensian London with one of literature's most memorable rogues.
The second instalment in James Benmore's acclaimed Dodger series.
James Benmore studied literature at the Open University and has since completed an MSt in Creative Writing at Oxford University. He won the AM Heath prize in 2010 for best work of fiction by a writer graduating from Kellogg College. His short stories have been published in various anthologies. He lives in London.