Crucible

Author: Shona MacLean
Editor: Quercus Books
ISBN: 9781849163163
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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 for clues as to his killer's motive, as well as locating the missing books. What did Sim discover in the package, and what makes these books so dangerous? Crucible is a fantastic historical thriller that imagines deep-rooted deceptions and a secret whose revelation spells danger for anyone who comes close.
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
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 Bookseller of Inverness
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: S. G. MacLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-15 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A gripping historical thriller set in Inverness in the wake of the battle of Culloden of in 1746. The first in a new series from twice CWA award-winning author S. G. MacLean, perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Andrew Taylor. After Culloden, Iain McGillavray was left for dead
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