Published in the US by Overlook Press as
The Republic of Vengeance
'Books to transport readers'
"A breathtaking trip to the past: moving, thought-provoking, and a literary
- Historical Novels Review
"A gripping read, skilfully evoking a world both exotic and
- The Observer
"A triumphant return! Gripping and
multi-faceted. Another captivating story from a novelist who
has the power to make his reader think."
- Lancashire Evening Post