In Edinburgh's Old Town young women are being found dead. Across the city in the New Town, medical student Will Raven is about to start his apprenticeship with the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. It is here that Raven meets housemaid Sarah Fisher, who recognises trouble when she sees it. With each having their own motive to look deeper into these deaths, they find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest shadows of Edinburgh's underworld ... Edinburgh, 1847. City of Medicine, Money, Murder.