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The Devil's Recruit

The Devil's Recruit

1635, Aberdeen. A girl lies dead in a frozen garden. A young man goes missing after a drunken brawl. A sinister cloaked figure watches from the shadows.

The missing student, son of a Highland chief, is in Alexander Seaton’s class. When the young man’s companion turns up bruised and bloodied, suspicion mounts that he has murdered his friend. But Alexander is convinced that there’s another explanation.

Drawn ever deeper into the mystery, Alexander realises that the man in the shadows is known to him and that the strange events in the town are linked to his own past.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery / Historical Mysteries

On Sale: 14th March 2013

Price: £18.99

ISBN-13: 9781849163170

Reviews

'MacLean's portrayal of 17th-century Scotland is masterful, and she brings the bitter religious tensions vividly to life' Historical Novel Society.
Historical Novels Society