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2017 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Christina E. Pilz Oliver & Jack: On The Isle Of Dogs


1) Excellent historical detail, strong writing and vivid settings in an engaging Victorian love story continuing the lives of two Charles Dickens characters.  

Christina E. Pilz Oliver & Jack: On The Isle Of Dogs
Gay - Historical Romance
Series: Oliver & Jack
Paperback: 452 pages
Publisher: Blue Rain Press; 1 edition (September 17, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1942809948
ISBN-13: 978-1942809944
Amazon: Christina E. Pilz Oliver & Jack: On The Isle Of Dogs

The love between an orphan and his pickpocket is tested beyond endurance when they return to London and are hunted down by their darkest enemy. This is the continuing love story of Oliver Twist and The Artful Dodger.

Cruelly rejected by their families, Oliver and Jack brave the dangers they left behind to return to London, and take residence at the Three Cripples. The bedsit they share is small and riddled with bed bugs, but what does that matter when there is always cool beer on tap and the diversions of London are spread out before them?

Jack returns to picking pockets while Oliver works in the tavern, struggling against the endless tide of dirt and the loss of everything he thought he stood for.

Amidst their happiness and plans for the future, Workmaster Chalenheim kidnaps them, sexually assaults Jack, and leaves them both for dead. Will Oliver and Jack's love for each other prove stronger than hate?

On The Isle of Dogs is the fifth book in Christina E. Pilz's Oliver & Jack series, a gay historical romance. If you enjoy unlikely heroes and love overcoming dark times, then you'll love Oliver & Jack: On The Isle Of Dogs.

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