Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
This steampunk adventure pits the deadly members of a secret society against the one man who might stop them: a roguish gentleman adventurer. While the evil cabal plots to overthrow whole countries, the irrepressible Count Balthazar fights to preserve the freedom of millions in an erotic, steam-powered romp. "...Unforgettable. The pace is lighting fast" - Amazon UK 5-star review.