Montmorency Thief Liar Gentleman Author:Eleanor Updale Gentleman By Day, Thief by Night — London 1875 - When a petty thief falls through a glass roof while fleeing from the police, it should have been the death of him. Instead, it marks the beginning of a whole new life. The thief is sewn back together by a brilliant young surgeon, and before long, he's become the chief exhibit at medical gatherings ... more »across the city. It's at one of these learned discussions that he first heat=rs about an amazing addition to the London streets - the sewer system - and an idea begins to form.
The sewers are the perfect escape route for a series of daring robberies, and the thief is the only one with the ingenuity to pull them of. He takes on two identities - the wealthy sophisticated gentleman Montmorency, and his filthy corrupt servant, Scarper. But Montmorency must constantly be on guard. His whole life is built on lies, and the slightest mistake could betray him...« less