About this book
It's 1861, and Britain is grappling between technology and eugenics. Sir Richard Francis Burton is assigned to investigate why chimney-sweeps are being kidnapped by half-man, half-dog creatures, and discover the whereabouts of his former friend.
It is 1861, and Albertian Britain is in the grip of conflicting forces. Returning from his failed expedition to find the source of the Nile, explorer, linguist, and scholar Sir Richard Francis Burton finds himself sucked into the perilous depths of this moral and ethical vacuum when the Prime Minister, Lord Palmerston, employs him as 'King's Spy'.