Rapscallion: A Regency Crime Thriller
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - johnwbeha - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MikeRhode - LibraryThing
If Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe had retired back to England and joined the Bow Street Runners, these books would be about him. That's a compliment. Read full review