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.
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Published May 1, 2011
History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Literature & Fiction.