Lawless and the Devil of Euston Square, by Will Sutton

“Before Holmes, there was Lawless… Before Lawless, the London streets weren’t safe to walk…”

London, 1859. Novice detective, Campbell Lawless, stumbles onto the trail of Berwick Skelton, an elusive revolutionary, threatening to bring the city to its knees with devilish acts of terror.

Thrust into a lethal, intoxicating world of sabotage and royal scandal – and aided by a gang of street urchins and a vivacious librarian – Lawless sets out to capture his underworld nemesis before he unleashes his final vengeance.

Lawless & The Devil of Euston Square is the first of a series of Victorian mysteries featuring London policeman, Campbell Lawless, on his rise through the ranks and initiation as a spy.

Murder. Vice. Pollution. Delays on the Tube. Some things never change…

Book Info:

UK Print
Date: 1st August 2013
ISBN: 9781909223240
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

US/CAN Print
Date: 30th July 2013
ISBN: 9781909223257
Format: Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$7.99 / CAN$9.99

Date: 30th July 2013
ISBN: 9781909223264
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / $6.99

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook | | |

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
On-sale 30th July from the Robot Trading Company

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Praise and Reviews for Lawless and The Devil of Euston Square:

“William Sutton’s first novel is fine, extravagant and thoroughly enjoyable… The action moves with dizzying speed from the highest quarters in the land to the vilest slums and low dives of the teeming city. …Thoroughly enjoyable. We are told that William Sutton is now at work on another Campbell Lawless mystery. If he can maintain this standard of invention, this mastery of linguistic tone, he is on to a winner.”
– Allan Massie, The Scotsman

“First-rate Victorian crime fiction.”
– The Herald

“A thoroughly enjoyable tale of terrorist agents at work in Victorian London.”
– Scottish Review of Books

“Engaging, smart and witty – a highly alternative take on Victorian crime. Long live Lawless!”
– Paul Johnson

“Prose and interweaving plots built like wrought-iron Victorian follies … Genuinely funny.”
Scotland on Sunday

“Where the book really shines is in its evocation of Victorian London: a living, breathing, stinking beast of a city.”
The Bookbag

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