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Friend & Foe By Shirley Mckay,

  • Title: Friend & Foe
  • Author: Shirley Mckay
  • ISBN: 9781846972171
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback
  • PRAISE FOR SHIRLEY McKAY Intoxicating mix of dramatic crime and repressed passion New Books A gripping mystery that holds the reader to the very last page, and a marvellous portrait of St Andrews in the sixteenth century John Burnside St Andrews 1583, and tensions are running high Dissension rages between King and councillors, and between the separate factions ofPRAISE FOR SHIRLEY McKAY Intoxicating mix of dramatic crime and repressed passion New Books A gripping mystery that holds the reader to the very last page, and a marvellous portrait of St Andrews in the sixteenth century John Burnside St Andrews 1583, and tensions are running high Dissension rages between King and councillors, and between the separate factions of the Kirk At St Mary s college, the reformer Andrew Melville is unsettled by a series of unnatural events, while the ailing Archbishop Patrick Adamson plays out his darkest fantasies, in the safe seclusion of the castle vaults Hew is called to investigate a mysterious incident and finds suspicion falling upon him as he is ensnared in a world of superstition, subterfuge and death This new Hew Cullan story sees the academic lawyer once again in the company of his sister Meg and her husband, physician Giles Locke, in their most challenging case yet Alliances are formed there are old scores to be settled old ghosts reappear and spies are abroad The king s escape from captivity throws all in confusion, and as Hew s loves and loyalties are put to the test, his own life and future are no longer secure Friend Foe is the fourth Hew Cullan mystery by Shirley McKay Hue Cry, Fate Fortune and Time Tide are also available from Polygon.Review Intoxicating mix of dramatic crime and repressed passion New Books A gripping mystery that holds the reader to the very last page, and a marvelous portrait of St Andrews in the 16th century John Burnside, poet and author, Black Cat BoneAbout the AuthorShirley McKay is a freelance proofreader and is the author of The Wee Book of Fife and the Hew Cullan mysteries In that series, Hue Cry was short listed for the CWA Debut Dagger She currently works as a freelance proofreader.
    Friend Foe PRAISE FOR SHIRLEY McKAY Intoxicating mix of dramatic crime and repressed passion New Books A gripping mystery that holds the reader to the very last page and a marvellous portrait of St Andrews in t

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    1. The King will returnThings are darker than usual in St Andrews A corrupt Archbishop indulges himself in distinctly impious practises with a local wise woman a devout reformer finds his position in the town challenged and undermined and Hew Cullan is finding life just as difficult as ever He s no closer than before to finding a future and now spends his days in the college where he grapples with academic problems as he d always hoped to avoid In truth, he yearns for the distant Clare Buchanan, bu [...]

    2. Friend Foe is shirleys fourth new Hew Cullan mystery Also by shirley McKayHue Cry book 1 Hew Cullan myseryFate Fortune book 2 Hew Cullan mysteryTime tide book 3 Hew Cullan mysteryFriend Foe book 4 Hew Cullan mystery is published 6th May 2014.With each book Shirley McKay s series gets sronger Meticulously rsearched, and with real sense of the time without sounding dated, the Hew Cullan mysteries are fasted paced thrillers perfect for all fans of CJ Sansom, Hilary Mantel and Cadfael A gripping mys [...]

    3. A complex plot and it was not obvious where we were going with this one until much further in, though as usual the historical detail and well drawn characters make the ride an easy one The language seemed somehow richer than usual, too, making it less of a headlong read and one to savour.

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