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ISBN: 9781846976254
Published: 06 Jul 2023
Format: Paperback
Extent: 336
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon
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About the Book

We come from the mist, and to the mist we will return . . .

Fergus MacGregor told people he was going to Pitlochry for the day but was never seen again. Years later, Rebecca witnesses his deeply religious mother holding an annual ritual in the ancient Black Wood of Rannoch, a place Fergus loved because of its connections to the outlawed MacGregor clan, the Children of the Mist.

What happened that day in this last vestige of the great Caledonian Forest? Does a family feud hold the key? Does an old recluse have the answers? Or is there something malevolent hiding among the ancient trees?

'Drenched in mystery, Highland history and dark humour' – Press and Journal


The Author

Douglas Skelton

Douglas Skelton was born in Glasgow. He has been a bank clerk, tax officer, taxi driver (for two days), wine waiter (for two hours), journalist and investigator. He has written several true crime and Scottish criminal history books but now concentrates on fiction. Thunder Bay (longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize), The Blood Is Still, A Rattle of Bones and Where Demons Hide are the first four novels in the bestselling Rebecca Connolly thriller series.

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