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The Thief Taker
24 October 2014
London 1665 and death haunts the City as The Plague decimates the population. To make things even worse a serial killer dressed as a Plague Doctor with a penguin-like helmet and goggles carries out gruesome murders. Charlie lives amid the squalor of the City slums, barefoot and ragged and wearing a strange key as a necklace. He is an accomplished thief taker earning a small income using his talents and gets involved with the sister of one of the Plague Doctor’s victims in tracking down the murderer. They join forces in a journey across the plague ridden countryside where vigilantes kill refugees from London in attempts to stop the epidemic spreading..
All in all a good account of the Plague horror as it spreads through England and a good unusual thriller.
A detective novel with a difference