The Devil's Company

By David Liss
(Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780812974522, 392pp.)

Publication Date: April 20, 2010

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From the acclaimed and bestselling author of The Whiskey Rebels and A Conspiracy of Paper comes a stunning new thriller set in the splendor and squalor of eighteenth-century London.

The year is 1722. Ruffian for hire and master of disguise Benjamin Weaver finds himself pitted against a mysterious mastermind who holds the lives of Weaver’s friends in the balance. To protect the people he loves, Weaver must stage a daring robbery from the headquarters of the ruthless British East India Company, but this theft is only the opening move in a dangerous game of secret plots, corporate rivals, and foreign spies. With the security of the nation—and the lives of those he loves—in the balance, Weaver must navigate a labyrinth of political greed and corporate treachery.

Explosive action and utterly vivid period detail are the hallmarks of an author who continues to set the bar ever higher for historical suspense.




About the Author
David Liss is a proud science fiction geek. When not acting like a total fanboy, he's generally working on his books, stories, and comics. Liss has written eight bestselling novels for adults, most recently "The Day of Atonement", and is the author of numerous comics, including "Mystery Men", "Sherlock Holmes: Moriarty Lives", and "Angelica Tomorrow". He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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