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Published by Luath Press
Ltd, 27 August 2015. ISBN: 978-1-910021-6
enjoyable read, with both the historic and the murder mystery elements really well
done. Scotland, 1688 a nation bitterly divided by religion and politics.
Douglas Watt does a great job of bringing the 17th century Edinburgh to life.
The streets of
Edinburgh are aflame with Protestant riots and denouncements of popery. When a
Catholic fanatic murders a nobleman and ignites a chain of killings, Mackenzie
and Scougall are called in to investigate.
identity of the murderer will keep you guessing until the very end and the idea
a murderer is on the loose during the turmoil of the revolution keeps the pages
must-read if either murder mysteries or history are your thing.
Nicky Cooper Brown
is a historian, poet and novelist. He is the author of The Price of Scotland:
Darien, Union and the Wealth of Nations, a well-received history of the Darien
Disaster and Parliamentary Union between Scotland and England, which won the
Hume Brown Senior Prize in Scottish History in 2008. He is also the author of
Death of a Chief, the first novel in the series of pre-Enlightenment crime
novels, featuring John MacKenzie, Investigative Advocate. Douglas Watt has also
contributed opinion pieces to the Scotsman on financial, historical and
political subjects. He lives in Linlithgow with his wife Julie and their three
Nicky Cooper Browncame
late to this game we call writing. Growing up, up North, she was always praised
for her talents with her hands, rather than her mind, she harboured an artistic
flair often drawing and painting into the night. It wasn't until she moved
south to the Beautiful picturesque New Forest that she took pen to paper so to
speak. Now Nicky enjoys writing short stories and articles and has a funny and
light hearted style, but when it comes to her novels she displays a darker side
and a taste for psychological thrillers.