"Alexander is wonderful at catching the pungent flavor of this grandly messy emerging world capitol." (Washington Post) "Historical fiction done this entertainingly is as close to time travel as we're likely to get." (Newsday) A gang of vicious ...
A gang of vicious criminals-rumored to be all black men-has London in an uproar. But the blind Sir John Fielding is on the case to ensure that no hasty conclusions are made. And when the pieces come together, he and his young protégé, Jeremy Proctor, learn that black and white are never as simple as they seem.