The Bookseller of Inverness
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S.G. MacLean has a PhD in history from Aberdeen University. She is the author of two historical crime series - The Alexander Seaton series, set in seventeenth-century Scotland, and the Damian Seeker series, set in Oliver Cromwell's London, as well as the standalone Jacobite thriller, The Bookseller of Inverness. She has been shortlisted four times for the CWA Historical Dagger, winning it twice. S.G. MacLean lives in Conon Bridge, Scotland.

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Delivers everything you could possibly want from a historical crime novel, and then gives you a bit more on top. The Jacobites are a perennially fascinating subject, the ultimate forlorn hope of history, and MacLean provides a fresh and intriguing slant on it, clearly based on rock-solid research. She paints a memorable and densely textured picture of post-Culloden Inverness and its surroundings. She's on home ground here, and it shows. Her best yet
*Andrew Taylor*

The Bookseller of Inverness is everything you could ask for from a historical thriller - gripping, immersive and filled with intriguing characters. S.G. MacLean can make any period sing with life. If you've not read her before, this is the perfect place to start
*Antonia Hodgson*

S. G. MacLean just goes from strength to strength. The Bookseller of Inverness is an intricately wrought, compulsively page-turning tale of intrigue set in a post-Rebellion Scotland so perfectly conjured and so convincing that you can smell the heather and taste the blood
*Craig Russell*

Well-written and well-plotted, MacLean is gifted with a writing style that blends literary storytelling with a fast-paced mystery
*Scottish Field*

This is an expertly plotted crime thriller built around the complexities of Jacobite histories: Walter Scott meets tartan noir
*The Times*

With its superbly realised scenes and spirited narration, this slice of historical fiction takes you on a wild ride
*The Times Audio Book of the Week*

An excellent work of historical fiction: rooted in fact ... with the imagined characters and situations seamlessly stitched into recorded reality
*Literary Review*

A gripping and thought-provoking novel. Highly recommended
*Historical Novel Review*

A twisting, absorbing plot
*Sunday Times*

A triumphant return to Scotland for S. G. MacLean
*Historia*

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