After taking a serious beating whilst engaged in unofficial undercover work in London's 19th century slums, Constable Tom Churchyard takes himself to Cornwall. Here, in spite of his injuries he becomes right-hand man to Amos Hawke, now a senior Cornish policeman. His knowledge of the London rogues proves invaluable as Amos seeks to foil a gang of city thieves. Then a brutal murder is committed during their investigations. Churchyard and Hawke is an exciting and insightful novel of the years when the Cornwall Constabulary was in its infancy.
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