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By Christopher Huang

ISBN-10: 1942645953

ISBN-13: 9781942645955

The yr is 1924. The streets of St. James ring with jazz as Britain races ahead into an age of peace and prosperity. London's again alleys, although, are packed with damaged infantrymen and nonetheless shadowed by way of the lingering horrors of the good struggle.

just a couple of years faraway from the trenches of Flanders himself, Lieutenant Eric Peterkin has simply been granted club within the so much prestigious soldiers-only membership in London: The Britannia. but if a gentleman's bet ends with a member stabbed to demise, the victim's final phrases echo within the Lieutenant's head: that he may "soon correct a good fallacious from the past."

Eric is bound that one in every of his fellow participants is the assassin: yet who? Captain Mortimer Wolf, the soldier's soldier 3 times escaped from German custody? moment Lieutenant Oliver Saxon, the bright codebreaker? Or Captain Edward Aldershott, the steely membership president whose Savile Row matches cover a daunting collision of mustard fuel scars?

Eric's research will draw him faraway from the marbled halls of the Britannia, to the shadowy continues to be of a dilapidated struggle medical institution and the heroin dens of Limehouse. and because the facade of gentlemenhood cracks, Eric faces a Matryoshka doll of homicide, vice, and secrets and techniques pointing not just to the officials of his personal membership however the very investigator assigned by means of Scotland Yard.

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