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Devil's Wolf (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 19)

Devil's Wolf (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 19)

Paul Doherty’s most popular series character returns. Hugh Corbett is about to take up a life of danger once again in the nineteenth novel in his series and the follow up to DARK SERPENT. If you love historical mysteries from Robin Hobb, Susanna Gregory, Michael Jecks, Peter Tremayne and Bernard Knight, you will love this.

1296: King Edward I has led his army to Scotland, determined to take the country under his crown. But the fierce Scots have no intention of submitting to their oppressor and violent and bloody war breaks out.

1311: Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal, finds himself back in Scotland and is revisited by the horrors he witnessed there fifteen years ago.

An anonymous letter was delivered to the new king. It promised information about a fatal incident that could allow England to finally bow out of the war with the Scots. Tasked with finding out the truth about the murder, Corbett is forced to take risks he would rather avoid and put his faith in the words of strangers.

But with an unknown traitor lurking in the shadows and danger around every corner, will Corbett be able to unravel the complex web of plots in time?

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 30th November 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781472233714

Reviews

The Hugh Corbett series . . . continues its magnificent vein of form. Massively recommended
<i>Classic Mystery</i> blog
An opulent banquet to satisfy the most murderous appetite
Northern Echo
Deliciously suspenseful, gorgeously written and atmospheric
Historical Novels Review
Paul Doherty has a lively sense of history...evocative and lyrical descriptions
New Statesman
Teems with colour, energy and spills
Time Out
Supremely evocative, scrupulously researched
Publishers Weekly