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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2008 - Fiction - 412 pages
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Matthew Hawkwood, ex-soldier turned Bow Street Runner, goes undercover to hunt down smugglers and traitors at the height of the Napoleonic Wars in this thrilling follow-up to a??Ratcatchera??. 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 the most dreadful conditions. Few survive. Escape, it's said, is impossible. Yet reports persist of a sinister smuggling operation within this brutal world a?? and the Royal Navy is worried enough to send two of its officers to investigate. But when they disappear without 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 Hawkwooda?|

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Review: Rapscallion (Matthew Hawkwood #3)

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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)

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

About the author (2008)

For the last fifteen years, James McGee has been a bookseller.

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