In the opium-laced streets of Limehouse the ferocious lady Ginger rules with ruthless efficiency. But The Lady is not happy. Somebody is stealing her most valuable assets – her dancing girls – and that someone has to be found and made to pay.
Bold, impetuous and with more brains than she cares to admit, seventeen-year-old seamstress Kitty Peck reluctantly performs the role of bait for the kidnappers. But as Kitty’s scandalous and terrifying act becomes the talk of the city, she finds herself facing danger even more deadly and horrifying than The Lady.
This thrilling historical mystery takes us deep into the underworld of Victorian London. Take nothing at face values, for Kitty is about to go down a path of discover that will have consequences not only for herself, but for those she holds most dear… (more…)