Sherlock Holmes' greatest nemesis unleashes Victorian London's deadliest assassin in a stunning new Victorian adventure thriller from the bestselling author of The Camelot Code.
Big Ben chimes in the first seconds of the first day of 1900, the start of a fresh century. Inside London's oldest gaol, preparations are afoot to hang Victorian England's deadliest assassin, a man wanted for two decades' worth of murders.
Cold-blooded killer Simeon Lynch has lived a brutal and glorious life in the employ of the House of Moriarty - the most feared criminal enterprise in the world. Now, as he faces the noose, Simeon learns dark truths about his master, about Sherlock Holmes and about his own past. Truths that make him determined to escape and kill again...
Follow Simeon's bloody footsteps through the capital's cobbled alleyways, wretched workhouses and flash taverns as he crosses swords with Sherlock Holmes and the villainous characters of Victorian London.
You can almost feel the cold weight of the old stones pressing down on you. This is one of those very rare books that is capable of both thrilling and chilling the reader. - James Becker on The Stonehenge Legacy
Well-plotted and well-executed, this is a chilling and clever thriller. - Daily Telegraph on The Turin Shroud Secret
Smart, slick and effective. - Daily Mail on The Stonehenge Legacy