A Date with the Executioner (The Bow Street Rivals) by Edward Marston

By Edward Marston

1817. sunrise breaks on a summer’s day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is determined for a duel among a lady’s ardent admirers. Fearless thief-taker Paul Skillen has been instructing Mark Bowerman the best way to shoot competently, and even supposing Paul isn't really sanguine approximately his clumsy pupil’s possibilities, he stands as his second.

At the final second the duel is damaged up by means of Bow highway Runners. they're delighted to incorporate Paul, one in all their enemies and opponents, within the arrest. besides the fact that, regardless of the interruption, the passions in the back of the duel appear to spill out into the entire mild of day while Bowerman is stabbed to loss of life in a stranger’s garden.

Paul and his dual, Peter, are made up our minds to work out justice performed and a race opposed to the Runners starts off, the place the brothers needs to choose a course via threads of inheritance and treachery, with a stunning girl on the middle of the web.

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