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Hawkwood: A Regency Crime Thrillerby James Mcgee
A couple of years ago, I was stuck in Japan for an entire day because of the volcanic eruption in Iceland. I had the brilliant notion to watch three Japanese horror movies in a row while waiting, and as a result, I found it difficult to fall asleep at the hotel in which they kindly put me up. Fortunately, someone had abandoned the first two installments of the Hawkwood series by James McGee in the lobby. They were my lucky find. Darkly atmospheric, fast paced, riveting, and possessing an attractive and mysteriously reticent hero, I was hooked from beginning to end.
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The year is 1811, and Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood is ordered by Chief Magistrate James Read to investigate the double murder of a coachman and a naval courier on the Kent Road.
Now in paperback, the debut thriller in the investigator Matthew Hawkwood series, hunter of thieves, spies, and murderers in the streets of Regency London.
About the Author
James McGee grew up in Gibraltar, Germany, and Northern Ireland. There are four novels in the Hawkwood series: Hawkwood, Resurrectionist, Rapscallion, and Rebellion, all of which will be published by Pegasus Books. James, the pseudonym for Glen May, lives in Somerset.
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