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The Betrayal of Thomas True

It is the year 1710, and Thomas True has arrived on old London Bridge with a dangerous secret. One night, lost amongst the squalor of London's hidden back streets, he finds himself drawn into the outrageous underworld of the molly houses.

Meanwhile, carpenter Gabriel Griffin struggles to hide his double life as Lotty, the molly's silent guard. When the queen of all 'he-harlots', Mother Clap, confides in him about a deadly threat, he realises his friends are facing imminent execution.

To the horror of all mollies, there is a rat amongst them, betraying their secrets to a pair of murderous Justices, hell-bent on punishing sinners with the noose.

Can Gabriel unmask the traitor before it's too late? Can he save hapless Thomas from peril, and their own impossible love?

Set amidst the hidden world of Georgian London’s gay scene, The Betrayal of Thomas True is a brutal and devastating thriller, where love must overcome evil, and the only true sin is betrayal…

The Betrayal of Thomas True

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Expected to ship July 2024
  • Product Information

    The Betrayal of Thomas True | Hardback
    ISBN: 9781916788152
    Publisher: Orenda Books
    Publication Date: 4 Jul 2024
    Genre: Historical Fiction/Thriller - Fiction
    Pages: 320
    Dimensions: 204 x 125 (mm)
    Language: English

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