Cast your mind back to 17th century England, where conspiracy is rife, and fearsome officer of Thomas Cromwell’s Protectorate, Damian Seeker, is solving a murder mystery, to great critical acclaim.
Not all graduates get to use their degrees, but S.G. MacLean puts her PhD in history from the University of Aberdeen to good use! Combining her love of Scottish history and her crime-writing finesse, Maclean pulls the reader back to the atmospheric setting of 17th century London during the tumultuous period of Thomas Cromwell and the Royalists.
Maclean 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. Her latest series of historical thrillers is set in Oliver Cromwell’s London, which includes CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger award-winning The Seeker.