Fate & Fortune : A Hew Cullan Mystery Paperback / softback
Part of the The Hew Cullan Mysteries series
1581: young St Andrews academic Hew Cullan is unhappy with his life and disillusioned with the law.
After his father's death he is invited by theadvocate Richard Cunningham to complete his legal education in Edinburgh as Richard's pupil at the bar.
Among his father's things Hew findsa manuscript entitled `In Defence of the Law', directed to the Edinburgh printer, Christian Hall.
At first, he resists its influence, but when a younggirl is found dead on the beach at St Andrews, he is left unsettled and confused.
He resolves to take the book to press and agrees to Richard'soffer.
Embarking on his new life in the capital, he falls in love.
His relationships are fraught with lies and secrets and lead to brutal murder on theborough muir.
Hew suspects a link with the dead girl on the beach.
As he begins his desperate search to find the killer, he finds that the truth liescloser to home.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Birlinn General
- Publication Date: 18/04/2011
- Category: Historical mysteries
- ISBN: 9781846971808