Hue and Cry by Shirley McKay
(A Hew Cullen Mystery)

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A gripping and welcome addition to the growing genre of historical crime fiction’ - Waterstone’s Books Quarterly 'An elaborate, closely plotted tale that combines extensive research with high drama’ -The Herald 1579, St. Andrews. A thirteen-year old boy meets his death on the streets of the university city of St. Andrews and suspicion falls upon one of the regents at the university, Nicholas Colp. Hew Cullan, a young lawyer recently returned home from Paris, uncovers a complex tale of passion and duplicity, of sexual desire and tension within the repressive atmosphere of the Protestant Kirk and the austerity of the academic cloister.

About Shirley McKay

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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.
Published May 1, 2011 by Polygon. 320 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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