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ISBN: 9781788856270
Published: 01 Apr 2023
Format: E-Book
Extent: 1346
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon
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About the Book

1579, St Andrews. When Hew Cullan, a young lawyer, returns home after studying in Paris, he arrives to find a close friend accused of murdering a thirteen-year-old boy. For the first time, Hew finds himself plunged headlong into a Pandora’s box of lies and deception, starting his journey as a reluctant mystery solver. From the chilling austerity of university life to the shores of Flanders and the court of King James, Hew must unravel the subterfuge and murder that pervades sixteenth-century Scotland.

This bestselling series is a must-read for fans of thrilling historical fiction, expertly researched and utterly enthralling.

Titles included in this bundle are:

Hue & Cry
Fate & Fortune
Time & Tide
Friend & Foe


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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