Rapscallion: A Regency Crime Thriller

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Pegasus Crime, 2013 - Fiction - 460 pages
21 Reviews

For a French prisoner of war, there is only one fate worse than the gallows: the hulks. Former man-o-wars, now converted to prison ships, their fearsome reputation guarantees a sentence served in dreadful conditions. Few survive. Escape, it s said, is impossible. Yet reports persist of a sinister smuggling operation within this brutal world, and the Royal Navy is worried enough to send two of its officers to investigate. When they disappear without a trace, the Navy turns in desperation to Bow Street for help. It s time to send in a man as dangerous as the prey. It s time to send in Hawkwood."

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Review: Rapscallion (Matthew Hawkwood #3)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I read and really enjoyed the first two books in the Hawkwood series a few years ago. I noticed book 4 in the series coming up on my reading list so I hastily acquired Rapscallions (book 3) on my ... Read full review

Review: Rapscallion (Matthew Hawkwood #3)

User Review  - Malia - Goodreads

This made me a bit sick, with the vivid descriptions on stinky ship. Read full review

About the author (2013)

James McGee, the pseudonym for Glen Moy, grew up in Gibraltar, Germany and Northern Ireland. He has worked in a variety of jobs, including banking, the airline industry, local radio and bookselling. He lives in Somerset. Four books from his Hawkwood series have been published in England by HarperCollins UK: Ratcatcher (2006), Resurrectionist (2007), Rapscallion (2008) and Rebellion (2011).

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