By Mick Finlay
London is scared. A killer haunts the city’s streets; the bad are hungry; crime bosses are taking keep watch over; the police strength is stretched to the breaking point.
The wealthy flip to Sherlock Holmes, however the celebrated deepest detective not often visits the densely populated streets of South London, the place the crimes are sleazier and the folks are poorer.
In the darkish nook of Southwark, sufferers flip to a guy who despises Holmes, his prosperous shoppers and his showy forensic method of crime: Arrowood—self-taught psychologist, occasional drunkard and personal investigator.
When a guy mysteriously disappears and Arrowood’s top lead is viciously stabbed earlier than his eyes, he and his sidekick Barnett face their hardest quest but: to trap the pinnacle of the main infamous gang in London…
In the bestselling culture of Anthony Horowitz and Andrew Taylor, this gloriously darkish crime debut will hang-out readers lengthy after the ultimate web page has been turned.
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