Historical fiction at its very best
'Historical fiction at its very best. ... intelligent, engaging, and exciting.'
'Masterful storytelling with a constant undertone of menace. Well written, it succeeds as a story about a young man who finds himself, as much as a story about slavery.'
A gripping historical thriller ... a fascinating and exciting tale with a well rounded believable and immensely likeable hero
'Exciting and tense ... Super stuff.'
'Authentic ... gripping historical thriller.'
A truly fascinating and historical adventure
Masterful storytelling with a constant undertone of menace
'Exciting and convincing ... Highly recommended.'
'... perfect for children ... who are interested in social history and adventure.'
Exciting and tense ... brings early nineteenth century London to life in a vivid, earthy and very realistic way
'... provides plenty for readers to think about - the questions it raises are still pertinent today.'