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Gallows Thief


1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was drastically punished and thousands were hung. But one could petition the King and an investigation might ensue…

The man in the dark cell in Newgate Prison was due to hang in a week. He had been found guilty of murdering the aristocrat whose portrait he was painting. He claimed to be innocent – but then the hangman…


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2009-03-17 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061834219
ISBN 13 : 0061834211

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancée. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country ..


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2005-05-10 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780060082741
ISBN 13 : 0060082747

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancÉe. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country ..


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2010-06-24 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN 10 : 9780007339518
ISBN 13 : 0007339518

1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was dra..




Thick As Thieves

Pub Date : 2012-05-02 | Author : Patrick Quinn | Publisher : Crown

ISBN 10 : 9780307815897
ISBN 13 : 0307815897

The sensational debut of a crime novelist who will remind readers of how thrilling it was to read Carl Hiassen, Robert B. Parker, or Elmore Leonard for the first time. This novel f..


The Fort

Pub Date : 2010-09-28 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062013842
ISBN 13 : 006201384X

“The most prolific and successful historical novelist in the world today.” —Wall Street Journal “Readers who haven’t discovered Bernard Cornwell don’t know what they ar..


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