The Ashes of London
The first book in the No. 1 Times bestselling series. 'This is terrific stuff' - Daily Telegraph * 'A breathtakingly ambitious picture of an era' - Financial Times * 'A masterclass in how to weave a well-researched history into a complex plot' - The Times
A CITY IN FLAMES. London, 1666. As the Great Fire consumes everything in its path, the body of a man is found in the ruins of St Paul's Cathedral - stabbed in the neck, thumbs tied behind his back.
A WOMAN ON THE RUN. The son of a traitor, James Marwood is forced to hunt the killer through the city's devastated streets. There he encounters a determined young woman, who will stop at nothing to secure her freedom.
A KILLER SEEKING REVENGE. When a second murder victim is discovered in the Fleet Ditch, Marwood is drawn into the political and religious intrigue of Westminster - and across the path of a killer with nothing to lose...