Watchmen stand between respectable citizens and night time horrors. George Man is one such watchman. Geoffrey Stannard is found dead, left to die in the very way plague victims were sacrificed, this appals Man. Is there a connection between the murder and Stannard's journals of the Plague years?
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In this spellbinding, superbly-written trio of murder mysteries, Keith Heller follows the career of George Man, a parish watchman in 18th-century London ‹ then among the seamiest, most dangerous cities in the world. As Man works the watch, patrolling its fetid slums and treacherous back streets, he opens the door to an underworld of thieves and prostitutes, white slavers and murders.About the Author:
Keith Heller, born in Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1949, has written four previous novels. He has taught English in the United States, Japan, Madrid, and Argentina. He currently lives in California, where he writes full time. His fiction has been published in numerous literary journals. Heller has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize anthology and was a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction.
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110747256853
Book Description Headline, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0747256853