After taking a serious beating whilst engaged in unofficial undercover work in London's 19th century slums, Constable Tom Churchyard takes himself to Cornwall.
Here, in spite of his injuries he becomes right-hand man to Amos Hawke, now a senior Cornish policeman.
His knowledge of the London rogues proves invaluable as Amos seeks to foil a gang of city thieves.
Then a brutal murder is committed during their investigations. "Churchyard and Hawke" is an exciting and insightful novel of the years when the Cornwall Constabulary was in its infancy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2011
- Category: Historical mysteries
- ISBN: 9780709088707