*SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD 2017*
LONDON 1885 - A woman's body is discovered on Edgware Road. Ten miles away, her head is pulled from the dark muddy waters of the Thames. For two men, this event will push them to the very brink.
DETECTIVE WILLIAM PINKERTON - `Thirty-nine years old, already famous and already lonely'. In an attempt to solve this case, he must descend into the seedy, gas-lit streets, opium dens, sewers and seance halls of Victorian London.
ADAM FOOLE - A gentleman without a past, haunted by a love affair ten years gone. What he learns from his lover's fate will force him to confront a past, and a grief, he thought long buried.
Steven Price's first collection of poems, Anatomy of Keys, won Canada's 2007 Gerald Lampert Award for Best First Collection, was shortlisted for the BC Poetry Prize and was named a Globe and Mail Book of the Year. His first novel, Into That Darkness, was shortlisted for the BC Fiction Prize. His second collection of poems, Omens in the Year of the Ox, won the ReLit Award. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.