Montmorency: Theif, Lair, Gentlemen by Eleanor UpdaleDescription: When a petty thief falls through a glass roof trying to escape the police what should have been the death of him marks the beginning of a whole new life. For he is chosen as a medical guinea pig for the Royal Society, where he comes into some very interesting information - a map of Sir Joseph Bazalgette's new sewage system. Series:
$16.95Reader Rating: 6
out of 10 Votes:
Memorising the system and adopting the affectations of the rich young gentlemen of Society, the thief uses his knowledge to become the most elusive burglar in Victorian London. From now on, he will have two identities: Scarper -servant and sewer-rat, robbing jewels and making his escape by the underground labyrinth that lies beneath London - and Montmorency - fashionable, wealthy gentleman.
But Montmorency's new existence is fraught with danger - can he pull off the transformation and keep his secret safe...?
Also in this series are Montmorency On the Rocks, Montmorency and the Assassins, Montmorency's Revenge
Return to the Eleanor Updale