'Historical fiction at its very best. ... intelligent, engaging, and exciting.'
'... provides plenty for readers to think about - the questions it raises are still pertinent today.'
'Exciting and convincing ... Highly recommended.'
'Exciting and tense ... Super stuff.'
'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.'
'Authentic ... gripping historical thriller.'
'... 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
Historical fiction at its very best
Masterful storytelling with a constant undertone of menace
A gripping historical thriller ... a fascinating and exciting tale with a well rounded believable and immensely likeable hero
A truly fascinating and historical adventure