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- DescriptionWINNER OF THE 2015 CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER London, 1654. Oliver Cromwell is at the height of his power and has declared himself Lord Protector. Yet he has many enemies, at home and abroad. London is a complex web of spies and merchants, priests and soldiers, exiles and assassins. One of the web's most fearsome spiders is Damian Seeker, agent of the Lord Protector. No one kws where Seeker comes from, who his family is, or even his real name. All that is kwn of him for certain is that he is utterly loyal to Cromwell, and that thing can be long hidden from him. In the city, coffee houses are springing up, fashionable places where men may meet to plot and gossip. Suddenly they are ringing with news of a murder. John Winter, hero of Cromwell's all-powerful army, is dead, and the lawyer, Elias Ellingworth, found standing over the bleeding body, clutching a knife. Yet despite the damning evidence, Seeker is t convinced of Ellingworth's guilt. He will stop at thing to bring the killer to justice: and Seeker kws better than any man where to search.
- Author BiographyS.G. MacLean has a PhD in history from Aberdeen University, specializing in sixteenth and seventeenth century Scottish history. She lives in Conon Bridge, Scotland with her husband and four children. She has written four highly acclaimed historical thrillers set in Scotland, The Redemption of Alexander Seaton, A Game of Sorrows, Crucible and The Devil's Recruit. The Seeker is the start of a new series set in Oliver Cromwell's London.
- PrizesWinner of CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 2015.
- Author(s)S. G. MacLean
- PublisherQuercus Publishing
- Date of Publication19/05/2016
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintQuercus Publishing
- Weight300 g
- Width131 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine29 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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