The Black Hand

The Black Hand

A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

Book - 2008 | 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Investigating a string of murders linked to the Italian mafia, Victorian enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his apprentice, Thomas Llewelyn, assemble a ragtag band of helpers and become suspicious when the government refuses assistance. By the author of Some Danger Involved. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
When an Italian assassin's body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London's East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to appear all over London, each accompanied by a Maf ia Black Hand note. As Barker and Llewelyn dig deeper, they become entangled in the vendettas of rival Italian syndicates -- and it is no longer clear who is a friend or foe.

Simon and Schuster
&;This atmospheric historical thriller is as good as it gets&; (Julia Spencer-Fleming, author of I Shall Not Want) in the evocative Barker and Llewelyn series as mysterious murders hint at a dark conspiracy in the heart of London.

When an Italian assassin&;s body is found floating in a barrel in Victorian London&;s East End, enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn are called in to investigate. Soon corpses begin to appear all over London, each accompanied by a Mafia Black Hand note. As Barker and Llewelyn dig deeper, they become entangled in the vendettas of rival Italian syndicates&;and it is no longer clear who is a friend or foe.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edition: 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781416558958
1416558950
Characteristics: 289 p. ; 21 cm.

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