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Friend & Foe

A Hew Cullan Mystery

by Shirley McKay

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SKU: 9780857901811 Categories: ,
ISBN: 9780857901811
Published: 06 May 2014
Format: E-Book
Extent: 320
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon
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St Andrews, 1583, and tensions are running high.

Dissension rages between King and councillors, and between separate factions of the Kirk. Hew Cullan is called to investigate a mysterious incident, and finds suspicion falling upon him as he is ensnared in a world of superstition, subterfuge and death.

Hew Cullan finds himself once again in the company of his sister Meg and her husband, Giles Locke, in their most challenging case yet. Alliances are formed; there are old scores to be settled; old ghosts reappear and spies are abroad. The king's escape from captivity throws all into confusion, and as Hew's loves and loyalties are put to the test, his own life and future are no longer secure.

Friend & Foe is the fourth Hew Cullan mystery by Shirley McKay. 


The Author

Shirley McKay

Shirley McKay was born in Tynemouth but now lives with her family in Fife. At the age of fifteen she won the Young Observer playwriting competition, her play being performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. She went on to study English and Linguistics at the University of St Andrews before attending Durham University for postgraduate study in Romantic and Seventeenth-Century prose. She was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger. Shirley works as a freelance proofreader.

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