Suzanne Robinson has a wonderful way of writing heroes. Headstrong, compelling, charismatic. And she has no qualms about writing lead characters originating from the London gutters. In this case, the heroine Emmie Fox is a street thief and gang leader.
And my, my, the interaction between those two simply sizzles and smoulders with sexual heat. Oooh mama mia.
However, Emmie lies and lies just too much in the story, making her a less compelling heroine. It is the oh-so-roguish hero who caught my imagination and makes me continue reading.