On the eve of a visit by Pope John Paul XXIX, a group of priests vanish under the most mysterious of circumstances. The Church hire lawyer Samuel Watergate whose brother is amongst the disappeared. But the deeper he digs, the more hidden worlds he encounters, the more rats he stumbles across. And then plague erupts across the city?
With a dark, complex, many-layered plot and brilliantly-brooding artwork, Ring of Roses is a historical thriller melded into a soaring theological steampunk universe!