The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

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Penguin Group, 2009 - Detective and mystery stories - 410 pages
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Banff, Scotland in the 1620s. 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.

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Review: The Redemption of Alexander Seaton (Alexander Seaton #1)

User Review  - Kelly Mcmeekin - Goodreads

Good characters development, plot a little on the thin side overall. Entertaining read and you do what to find out 'whodunnit'! Read full review

Review: The Redemption of Alexander Seaton (Alexander Seaton #1)

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

The Redemption of Alexander Seaton does exactly what the title says, it leads us through the redemption of someone who looked set for a future as a minister until they were denied this future. The ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

S. G. MacLean has a PhD in history from Aberdeen University, specializing in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Scottish history. She lives in Conon Bridge, Scotland with her husband and four children. The Devil's Recruit, her fourth novel, follows three highly acclaimed historical thrillers, The Redemption of Alexander Seaton, A Game of Sorrows and Crucible.

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