Young William Bentley, survivor of the bloody Welfare mutiny, reluctantly resumes his naval career as an officer on the press tender Biter. Bentley's service in the London River - surrounded by corruption and greed - teaches him new lessons about the darker side of city life. When the Biter is reassigned to combat the "wicked trade" of smuggling, Bentley is caught up in the investigation of the murder of two customs officers!
Author: Jan Needle
Title: The Wicked Trade
Series: Sea Officer William Bentley
First Published by: Harper Collins