It is 1725.
When petty thief Pascal Bonenfant meets merchant's daughter Rose Verney he vows to give up a life of crime, despite the threat of London crime boss Jonathan Wild.
But Rose is in even more trouble than Pascal and before they can be happy he must save both of them from an evil priest, demonic angels and the not-quite-dead Jonathan Wild.
When his best friend Todd succumbs to promises of eternal life at the small cost of bartering his soul to loathsome entities from outside reality. Pascal is torn.
Can he save his friend? Failing that, can he escape with Rose, their lives and sanity intact?
Set in the criminal underworld of the early 18th century, The Unfortunate Deaths of Jonathan Wild is a classic tale of the forces of evil reluctantly opposed by the morally ambiguous.