sequel to Beloved Poison
On Sale: November 7, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Thriller Psychological | Mystery Historical
Set in a crumbling Victorian asylum where a gruesome
murder is committed, this sequel to Beloved Poison
explores the early science of brain study while giving
chilling insight into an asylum's workings.
1851, Angel Meadow Asylum. Dr. Rutherford, principal
physician to the insane, is found dead, his head bashed
in, his ears cut off, his lips and eyes stitched closed.
The police direct their attention towards Angel Meadow's
inmates, but to Jem Flockhart and Will Quartermain the
crime is an act of calculated retribution, rather than of
To discover the truth Jem and Will must pursue the story
through the darkest corners of the cityófrom the depths
of a notorious rookery, to the sordid rooms of London's
brothels, the gallows, the graveyard, the convict fleet
and then back to the asylum. In a world where guilt and
innocence, crime and atonement, madness and reason, are
bounded by hypocrisy, ambition and betrayal, Jem and Will
soon find themselves caught up in a web of dark secrets
and hidden identities.
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