New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan Island, 1746.
One rainy evening, a charming and handsome young stranger fresh off the boat from England pitches up to a counting house on Golden Hill Street, with a suspicious yet compelling proposition - he has an order for a thousand pounds in his pocket that he wishes to cash.
But can he be trusted? This is New York in its infancy, a place where a young man with a fast tongue can invent himself afresh, fall in love, and find a world of trouble...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 29/09/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571225200