By Edward Marston

1817. sunrise breaks on a summer’s day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is decided for a duel among a lady’s ardent admirers. Fearless thief-taker Paul Skillen has been educating Mark Bowerman tips to shoot adequately, and even if Paul isn't sanguine approximately his clumsy pupil’s percentages, he stands as his second.

At the final second the duel is damaged up via Bow road Runners. they're extremely joyful to incorporate Paul, one among their enemies and competitors, within the arrest. although, regardless of the interruption, the passions in the back of the duel appear to spill out into the entire gentle of day whilst Bowerman is stabbed to demise in a stranger’s garden.

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

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