Piers Alexander

MWBG Award for Excellence

Tim Beresford, Miniature Wargames and Battlegames

“The author creates a rich, evocative impression of life in the city of London through the eyes of his colourful cast. The ever twisting plot, beginning in an Essex backwater before reaching the fetid stench of London, is full of lust, crime, corruption and downright malevolence… Although indelibly grubby, the metropolitan stage forms the perfect counterpoint to this wonderfully spun novel that is lucid, lurid and fleet-of-foot… An addictive read that assault my sense. The Bitter Trade is very highly recommended.”