PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ ·

[Ebook] ➩ Ratcatcher Author James McGee – American-fiction.co The year is 1811 and Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood is ordered by Chief Magistrate James Read to investigate the double murder of a coachman and a naval courier on the Kent Road¬†Hawkwood is initiThe year is 1811 and Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood is ordered by Chief Magistrate James Read to investigate the double murder of a coachman and a naval courier on the Kent Road?.

?Hawkwood is initially puzzled as to why Read is so concerned by this relatively mundane case but as his investigation unfolds another body is discovered and a higher agenda begins t.

ratcatcher epub Ratcatcher PDF?Hawkwood is initially puzzled as to why Read is so concerned by this relatively mundane case but as his investigation unfolds another body is discovered and a higher agenda begins t.

PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ ·

PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · See this thread for information James McGee was born into an army family He was educated in Gibraltar Germany and Belfast giving him a love of travel which is evident in his meticulous vivid portraits of diverse people and places His career has encompassed banking bookselling and thirteen years in the airline business He has also presented book reviews for BBC local radio and several independent stations

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  1. Jessica Jessica says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFIn case the one star did not give it away here are a few things I suggest rather than reading this bookJumping into the ThamesRemoving your own fingernailsInviting the Westboro Church over for dinnerReading Fifty Shades of Gray Freed Not just the sex scenes ALL OF ITI know that can seem harsh but let me explain This books seemed to have it all mystery adventure and history It had clever little turns of common modern phrases It's Greek to me it could have been in Hindustani It had an officer of the law with a bit of lawlessness to him And yetThe female characters behave as if they are in a James Bond film instead of a


  2. Dawn (& Ron) Dawn (& Ron) says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFI really enjoyed this Regency historical adventure with impossible but fun near escapes But there is also some meat to go along with the adventure from the filthy fetid stench of London's overcrowded streets and back alleys to the regimented broad shoulders of the Admiralty Matthew Hawkwood is a strong capable Bow


  3. Veronica Veronica says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDF375 starsI went into this book with no expectations I'd never heard of it but I came across it at a used book store saw that it was set during the Regency period and decided to give it a shot I'm glad I did because I ended up really liking it It features Matthew Hawkwood a former rifleman in the British army who now earns his living as a Bow Street runner There was som


  4. Laura Laura says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFJust arrived from UK through BM This is a historical and mystery novel which is based on the Regency London¬†The most interesting part of this book is showing the first attempt of the construction of an undersea boat by Robert Fulton in December of 1799 ¬†The idea of this American inventor was to use his weapon by the French government a giant the British Navy after Bonaparte fall¬†The Nautilus was then built at the Perrier workshop in Rouen and was successfully tested and sailed first in July 1800 on the Seine River In the above drawing the


  5. LJ LJ says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFRATCATCHER Bow Street Runner London Napoleonic ‚Äď GMcGee James ‚Äď 1st in seriesHarperCollins 2006 HardcoverMatthew Hawkwood a former soldier and a sharpshooter is now one of ten Bow Street Runners When Highwaymen stop a coach and kill a government courier Hawkwood is called in to find them In time he finds what he is really seeking is the contents of the couriers pouch and those behind a plot to destroy the strength of England‚Äôs war fleet Hawkwood for all this reputation as a top Runner isn‚Äôt the most capable Were it not for his friend Jago he wouldn‚Äôt have made it through the book In fact of the two characters Jago is the interesting What McGee did do extremely well was depict the seamy side of London during this period The other element of the story I found fascinating were the descriptions of the weapon invented by Robert Fulton I am also always fascinated by reading the history of the Bow Street Runners Whil


  6. Anna Anna says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFI liked this mysterythriller which reminded me of John Dickson Carr's historical mysteriesThis is the first of a series following Matthew Hawkwood ex Ranger sharpshooter a la Sharpe's Rifles with a shady past and now one of the elite and still shadowy Bow Street Runners The story gets a bit wacky It begins with a highwayman and his apprentice robbing a coach and brutally killing the coachman and a courier for no apparent reason Hawkwood is assigned to find the murderer and this case keeps expanding and morphing until he is dealing with a missing master clockmaker another murder and a Bonapartist spy ringSome of the action and characters are based on historical eventsHawkwood comes off as a hero with seeming super powers while his ex sergeant now informant and only friend Nathaniel Jago is the sympathetic character who humanizes the alo


  7. Charlotte (Buried in Books) Charlotte (Buried in Books) says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFI bloody loved this High jinks in the early 1800'sMatthew Hawkwood is a wonderful character Ex military sharp shooter now a bow street runner Matthew has a cle


  8. Šī• Irena Šī• Šī• Irena Šī• says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFThe prologue sets the dark tone for the whole book The two highwaymen who robbed the coach killed a coachman and an officer in cold blood One of them even cut off the officer's hand And that is the case Matthew Hawkwood an ex army officer and now one of the best Bow Street Runners is assigned to solveI loved how the hero is introduced Two urchins pick pocketed some officers and then ran to the place they live Mother Gant lets them live with her as long as they bring whatever they steal And there Matthew Hawkwood is introduced He simply appeared at Mother Gant's door to catch a well known fenceThe first time we get a glimpse of his past is not through his own reminisces but a story told by a major Lawrence to his f


  9. Deanne Deanne says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFReally enjoyed this story It moves at a cracking pace and I found that I couldn't put it down The hero is a deep character and I only hope to get to know him with each book It's set in the regency period of London with a lot of the action taking part in the slums and back alleys The story has a number of twists and turns The final scene was a great ending to the tale


  10. Bettie Bettie says:

    PDF/EPUB James McGee · Ratcatcher eBook ¶ · ratcatcher epub, Ratcatcher PDFBettie's Books


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