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Crucible
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Shona MacLean
Categories: Alchemy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-01 - Publisher: Quercus Books

Aberdeen, 1631. University librarian Robert Sim takes receipt of a gift of books recently arrived from overseas, mysterious works on alchemy and hermetics - the pursuit of ancient knowledge. By nightfall he has been brutally murdered. His colleague and good friend Alexander Seaton is left with the task of hunting
Crucible of Secrets
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: S. G. MacLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Knowledge is power, and when it gets in the wrong hands it can be lethal. Alchemy and murder combine in a gripping race against time from the CWA award-winning author of The Seeker. 'One of the best writers of historical crime' The Times Aberdeen, 1631. University librarian Robert Sim takes
The House of Lamentations
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: S. G. MacLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'One of the best historical crime series out there' Crime Review 'Could challenge CJ Sansom for dominion' Sunday Times Summer, 1658, and the Republic may finally be safe: the combined Stuart and Spanish forces have been heavily defeated by the English and French armies on the coast of Flanders, and
A Game of Sorrows
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: S. G. MacLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-02 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Second historical thriller in the Alexander Seaton series sweeps the hero back to his roots in Ulster, and a family living under a curse and riven with long-held secrets It is 1628, Charles 1 is on the throne, and the British Crown is finally taking control of Ulster. Returning to
The Bear Pit
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: S. G. MacLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-11 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Could challenge CJ Sansom for dominion' Sunday Times London, 1656: Captain Seeker is back in the city, on the trail of an assassin preparing to strike at the heart of Oliver Cromwell's Republic The Commonwealth is balanced on a knife edge. Royalists and disillusioned former Parliamentarians have united against Oliver