SHORTLISTED FOR THE HWA GOLD CROWN
'A triumph . . . leaves the reader hungry for more' Andrew Taylor
Life is good for Thomas Hawkins and Kitty Sparks in their home above the Cocked Pistol, Kitty's wickedly disreputable bookshop. But when Tom is attacked by a street gang, he discovers there's a price on his head.
Who wants him dead - and why?
For Tom and Kitty, the answer is only the beginning of the nightmare.
Powerful, deeply immersive, The Silver Collar is both a celebration of love and friendship, and a terrifying exploration of evil.
'One of the best crime series out there . . . a dark and addictive story of slavery and long-hidden secrets'
'The wonderful Thomas Hawkins crime novels . . . [Fans] are in for a treat - gripping' The Times
'Beautifully written and packed with atmosphere, wit, and historical details. I didn't want it to end' Daily Mirror
'Antonia Hodgson is right up in the first division of historical crime' Amanda Craig