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The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

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1620s: A man collapses, poisoned in the street….

  • ISBN: 978-1847247919
  • Genre: Crime, Fiction, Historical

What you need to know before your trail

A young man walks unsteadily through the streets. Is he just drunk or is there something more sinister happening? When he collapses in front of two sisters on that dark, wet night, the women guess that he’s been poisoned. His body is discovered in the house of Alexander Seaton – a fallen minister, the discovery of whose clandestine love affair has left him disgraced. Why was the body in Seaton’s house? And why would anyone want to murder this likeable young man? Seaton sets out to find answers, embarking on a journey not only through the darkest part of other men’s souls, but also his own.

Travel Guide

Banff 1600s

The apothecary’s apprentice had not been the first to make his way to our corner of Scotland with tales of the brutality , the starvation, the rapine and the disease that marched the length and breadth of the Holy Roman Empire”

At the docks

The loading of the salmon barrels for Aberdeen had almost finished” When two characters look back at the city and claim

“It’s not such a bad sight, as such places go”

“But while I see the fine buildings and poor hovels, you see the histories of those who inhabit them. I see the bricks and mortar; you see the fabric of life”

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information:  The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

Author/Guide: S.G. MacLean Destination: Banff  Departure Time: 1620s

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