By Robin Adair
1828: Sydney is a urban equipped at the backs of exiled convicts. yet in a colony of criminals, how do you cut down the record of suspects whilst a assassin is at the rampage?
Nicodemus Dunne was once a London policeman. After being deported on trumped up fees of attack, he now makes his dwelling in New South Wales as a working patterer, spreading the inside track of the day through notice of mouth. faced with a chain of grotesque and horribly artistic murders, the governor seeks out Dunne for his investigative abilities and his skill to infiltrate all degrees of society.
With every one mutilated physique, the assassin has left clues for Dunne to decipher. Can he positioned the items of the puzzle jointly and seize his elusive quarry with no turning into prey himself?