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Author: Shirley McKay
Publisher: Edinburgh : Polygon, 2013.
Series: Hew Cullen Mystery.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 of the Kirk. At St Mary's college, the reformer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKay, Shirley.
Friend & foe
(OCoLC)824726699
Named Person: James, King of England; Francis Walsingham, Sir; Alison Pearson; James, King of England; Francis Walsingham, Sir
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley McKay
ISBN: 9780857901811 0857901818
OCLC Number: 879289075
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Prefatory Note; Chapter 1 A Merry Month; Chapter 2 The Physick Wife; Chapter 3 First Light; Chapter 4 Mary's Thorn; Chapter 5 The Seeing Stone; Chapter 6 A Box of Tricks; Chapter 7 A Rare Roast Egg; Chapter 8 The Abbot of Unrest; Chapter 9 Set in Stone; Chapter 10 Men at Work; Chapter 11 Between the Tides; Chapter 12 The Draucht- Raker; Chapter 13 Old Haunts; Chapter 14 An Uncommon Kindness; Chapter 15 Clare; Chapter 16 Stirring the Pot; Chapter 17 Trials of the Heart; Chapter 18 A Bright Bird Flown; Chapter 19 Home Truths. Chapter 20 The Castle on the CliffChapter 21 The Master of Requests; Chapter 22 The Still House; Chapter 23 A Wicked and a Guileful Mouth; Chapter 24 High Water; Chapter 25 Private Lives; Chapter 26 Friend and Foe; Historical Note The Ruthven Raid; Characters; Glossary of Old Scots words.
Series Title: Hew Cullen Mystery.
Responsibility: Shirley Mckay.

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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 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 castl.

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