This is a colourful and fascinating story - the first of what I hope will be many adventures penned by the talented Mr O’Rourke.’ Alexander McCall Smith 'Fast-paced and not a word wasted, this is a classic adventure that calls to mind Stevenson and Buchan.' S.G. MacLean 'It's got murder, smuggling, lighthouses and half of Burke & Hare. I bloody loved it!!!' Lesley Kelly A ship adrift, all hands dead. A lighthouse keeper murdered in the night. The Crown needs a man to find the truth. Doctor Mungo Lyon, his reputation tarnished by the Burke & Hare scandal, and forbidden to practise as a surgeon, is the wrong man. That’s exactly why the Crown chose him.