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Читать книгу Fall From Grace
Fall From Grace
Автор:
Ashton David
Дата добавления:
2013-12-01
Язык книги:
English
Кол-во страниц:
80

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The second in a new series of McLevy books, 'Fall from Grace' revolves around the terrible Tay Bridge disaster. The story begins with a break-in and murder at the Edinburgh home of Sir Thomas Bouch, the enigmatic, egotistical builder of the Tay Bridge. McLevy is brought in to investigate. With the help of brothel madam Jean Brash, McLevy finds the murderer, but there is much, much more to unfold: murder, arson, sexual obsession and suicide. About the Author David Ashton was born in Greenock in 1941. He studied at Central Drama School, London, from 1964 to 1967, and most recently appeared in 'The Last King of Scotland'. David started writing in 1984 and he has seen many of his plays and TV adaptations broadcast - he wrote early episodes of 'EastEnders' and 'Casualty', and four...
Читать книгу Shadow of the Serpent
Shadow of the Serpent
Автор:
Ashton David
Дата добавления:
2013-12-01
Язык книги:
English
Кол-во страниц:
62

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The first in the McLevy series, this is wonderfully evocative detective fiction, based in dark, violent, Victorian Edinburgh. It's 1880 and the city is gripped by election fever. But while the rich and educated argue about politics, in the dank wynds of the city it's a struggle just to stay alive, especially when a murderous madman seems to have resurfaced after 30 years. McLevy is lured into a world of politics, perversion, deception and mystery and into the shadow of the...
Читать книгу Trick of the Light
Trick of the Light
Автор:
Ashton David
Дата добавления:
2013-12-01
Язык книги:
English
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92

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David Ashton, like Robert Louis Stevenson or Ian Rankin, is inspired by the beauty-and-beast nature of Edinburgh. His interpretation of James McLevy is worthy of the original man' - Sherlock Holmes SocietyThe third in David Ashton’s series of McLevy thrillers, A Trick of the Light sees McLevy team up with Arthur Conan Doyle to pursue a ruthless killer. It is 1860 and a Confederate officer, Jonathen Sinclair, arrives in Edinburgh with a sheaf of money to purchase a blockade-runner from Clydeside shipbuilders. He is betrayed to the Union forces and is shot dead by their secret agents. Who are they and where is Sinclair’s money? Meanwhile, a beautiful young American spiritualist, Sophia Adler, is the toast of upper-class Edinburgh with her dramatic seances. However, she could yet prove...