About this book
Second in the series, following "The Affinity Bridge". Sir Maurice Newbery has to deal with his villainous predecessor Knox, who is hell-bent on immortality.
Death stalks London and the newspapers proclaim that a mummy's curse has been unleashed. Sir Maurice Newbury, gentleman investigator for the Crown, is drawn into a web of occult intrigue as he attempts to solve the murders. And he soon finds himself on the trail of a rogue agent. His able assistant, Miss Veronica Hobbes, has her own mystery.