The Reckoning

The Reckoning

Book - 2017
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London, 1813: Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood is summoned to a burial ground and finds the corpse of a young woman, murdered and cast into an open grave. At first the death is deemed to be of little consequence. But when Chief Magistrate James Read receives a direct order from the Home Office to abandon the case, Hawkwood's interest is piqued. His hunt for the killer will lead him from London's backstreets into the heart of a government determined to protect its secrets at all costs. Only Hawkwood's contacts within the criminal underworld can now help. As the truth behind the girl's murder emerges, setting in motion a deadly chain of events, Hawkwood learns the true meaning of loyalty, and that the enemy is much closer to home than he ever imagined...
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780007507665
0007507666
Characteristics: 391 pages ;,25 cm

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