Edmund Blackstone, Bow Street Runner, of doubtful parentage and background, the best if far from the most conformist in the force, secretly applauds the robbers he hunts. He is tall, well-built, with a strongly featured face and, despite his elegant and expensive attire, moves with ease among the thieves and cut-throats in the taverns and soup shops, the cockfighting pits and dirty alleys of London. But if Blackstone has a weakness for professional esteem and flattery, for a woman's touch and for good wine, he is also one ...

Blackstone 2017, Thistle Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781786080103

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Blackstone 1973, Corgi Childrens, London

ISBN-13: 9780552093033

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Blackstone 1972, Methuen Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780413449405