Wrongly accused of the slaughter of pauper children, Tom Sayers is forced to disappear into a twilight world of music halls and travelling boxing booths. As Sayers seeks the truth behind the killings, he is pursued in turn by the tireless Detective Inspector Sebastian Becker. Sayers calls on an old friend, Bram Stoker, for help.
Stephen Gallagher is a novelist, screenwriter and director specialising in suspense. Born in Salford, Lancashire, his original TV/ film credits include: Chimera, Chiller,Bugs, Oktober, Crusoe for NBC, Eleventh Hour and The Forgotten; he's also written for long-term series including Doctor Who and Silent Witness.