A new kind of steampunk/fantasy adventure! : Britain’s infamous thief, Pierce Landcross, has returned to face justice. On the way to London, he learns that his long-lost parents are being held in Newgate Prison. To save them, however, he must first escape his own dire situation.
But not everything goes according to plan, and Pierce finds himself in yet another adventure as well as a mystery he never anticipated.
A small fortune has been left to the Landcross family and to collect it is to follow a series of clues. Pierce is joined by a beautiful and adventurous young woman named Taisia Kuzentsov, and together they set out for the Netherlands to retrieve this inheritance.
And danger isn’t too far away. Tailing them is a bounty hunter who aims to get his hands on the money and the reward offered for Landcross.
With every clue Pierce and Taisia find, they uncover untold secrets about the family and soon learn there is more to the journey than initially believed.