Bellman & Black
As a child, William Bellman recklessly kills a rook with his slingshot. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, he has forgotten the entire incident. But rooks don't forget...Years later, his fortunes begin to turn drastically. In a desperate bid to save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a strange bargain with the mysterious Mr. Black. Together, they found a decidedly macabre business in London. And Bellman & Black is born. A Gothic tale of creeping dread from the bestselling author of The Thirteenth Tale (2006).