(PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean

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The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)

Summary à The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1) ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Certain is that he is utterly loyal to Cromwell and that nothing can be long hidden from him In the new fashionable coffee houses of London a murder takes place All London is ringing with the news that John Winter is dead the lawye. I tried this book a couple of times and couldn t get into it This was my final attempt and this time I went straight through Gradually I am filling the gaps in my knowledge of British history The civil war Oliver Cromwell Roundheads and Cavaliers the Protectorate and the New Model Army were pretty much hazy concepts for me The only book I remember reading of this specific period is As meat loves salt and that was uite some time agoWe come to know Damian Seeker an enigmatic truth seeker devoted to Cromwell The mystery to solve is complex and stimulating the everyday life of Londoners in particular at the time vividly described and the city comes to life As a Londoner myself I adore well researched and written historical fiction set in London I could almost see the echos of the characters and players on the hidden backstreets of London and the City I have been on many guided walks of the City and much of its history is preserved very wellI am so looking forward to reading of this series and inspired to find novels set in this time Any recommendations gratefully received Creative Blindness and How to Cure It place All London is ringing with the news that John Winter is dead the lawye. I tried this book a couple of times and couldn t get into it This was my final attempt and this time I went straight through Gradually I am filling the gaps in my knowledge of British history The civil war Oliver Cromwell Roundheads and Cavaliers the Protectorate and the New Model Army were Amor en Colorado (Spanish Edition) pretty much hazy concepts for me The only book I remember reading of this specific Of Chameleons and Gods African Writers Series particular at the time vividly described and the city comes to life As a Londoner myself I adore well researched and written historical fiction set in London I could almost see the echos of the characters and Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata players on the hidden backstreets of London and the City I have been on many guided walks of the City and much of its history is Perception preserved very wellI am so looking forward to reading of this series and inspired to find novels set in this time Any recommendations gratefully received

Summary The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)

Summary à The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1) ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub R Elias Ellingworth found holding a knife over the bleeding body of the dying man held in the Tower Despite the damning evidence Seeker is not convinced of Ellingworth's guilt He will stop at nothing to bring the right man to justice. My notes say I m not sure if I m enjoying this and then I read intently to the end of the book before concluding that actually no I wasn t which kind of sums it up Set in the Cromwellian interregnum with Damian Seeker as enforcer torturer and secret policeman but also uester for justice and protector of the poor Very Jack Reacher physically huge and violent but with a moral streak and also set up in the Reacheresue male Mary Sue thriller hero way everyone is scared of him mothers frighten their children with his name can lift a horse one handed god we re all so very impressed The mystery is intriguing and the characterisation good the setting extremely well done but ultimately the hero is a brutal torturer working for a vile regime Which the book acknowledges head on so you just have to decide if you want to spend the time in his company Good but not likeable Also the author kills off a previous series lead in this book and as a romance reader I found that incredibly disturbing even though I haven t read any of those books and this is in no way a romance How we are shaped by our genres

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Summary à The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1) ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub London 1657 the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell No one knows where Damian Seeker originated from who his family is or even his real name Mothers frighten their children by telling them tales of The Seeker All that is known of him for. This is an atmospheric historical thriller that brilliantly captures the repercussions of the English Civil War in the 1650s It is set in Oliver Cromwell s reign where Coffee Houses are one of the major places where news is acuired and political discussions take place MacLean is a gifted storyteller who has the ability to construct a portal through which we can enter Cromwell s London and the royalist hotbed that is Oxford The historical period is meticulously researched and the descriptions vibrantly bring alive the sights sounds and smells of London The river is the source of all wealth and the city is the centre of trade in sugar tobacco and the unsavoury slave trade Defeated royalists the irish street children and others have been offloaded as slaves for the plantations There are those who illegally grab people and children and sell them as slavesJohn Milton has made a complete volte face from being a person who sought freedom of expression to now being a censor for the regime The Generals who once preached freedom and overturning the old order are now men of property acuired as the spoils of war change no longer suits them Cromwell has all the trappings and status of a King Those who continue to advocate freedom and change like Elias are now viewed as enemies of the state The paranoia of the regime extends to seeing royalist plots and sedition everywhere This is countered with spies and intelligence networks lurking everywhere The head of security is the enigmatic Damien Seeker a loyal austere and talented truth seeker with a fearsome reputation Crowds part and people scuttle away upon sighting him Very little escapes his notice and his information networks stretch across the city and the country Vociferous leveller and lawyer Elias is discovered at the scene of the murder of the highly esteemed soldier John Winter Elias is taken to the Tower of London to await trial prior to being hanged Seeker ascertains that Elias could not be the killer thanks to Anne Winter s testimony but her word carries little weight with the regime it is widely known that she did not love her husband and she consumes opium to bear the strain that her marriage has imposed on her Ordered to desist from investigating Seeker is determined to secure the truth despite the impossible odds of preventing the death of Elias The trail takes in royalist plots troubled preachers slavery markets trade merchants assassination attempts on Cromwell and the machinations of Anne Winter Seeker discovers who killed John Winter which is the last person you would expectThis is a superbly plotted and well written story that I could not let go of until I finished The narrative is full of suspense and tension The writing is assured with a cast of characters that you come to care about Seeker is a man that you want to know about with much to him than you might expect Brilliant and stunning read which I highly recommend Thanks to uercus for an ARC via netgalley


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    Summary The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1) S.G. MacLean ↠ 9 characters Read ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ S.G. MacLean Thank you to Netgalley and uercus books for my free copy in exchange for a fair and honest reviewIf you fancy immersing yourself in

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean Read ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ S.G. MacLean S.G. MacLean ↠ 9 characters This is an atmospheric historical thriller that brilliantly captures the repercussions of the English Civil War in the 1650s It is set in Oliver Cromwell's reign where Coffee Houses are one of the major places where news is acuired and political discussions take place MacLean is a gifted storyteller who has the ability to construct a porta

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean S.G. MacLean ↠ 9 characters Read ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ S.G. MacLean But today his long black cloak flowing behind him as he spurred his horse towards the city there could be no doubt that there was business of great import somewhere and those few who saw Seeker pass gave silent tha

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean I tried this book a couple of times and couldn’t get into it This was my final attempt and this time I went straight through Gradually I am filling the gaps in my knowledge of British history The civil war Oliver Cromwel

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean S.G. MacLean ↠ 9 characters Read ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ S.G. MacLean First of all thank you Paromjit for your recent review 4th in series that led me to these books Secondly I rarely read historical fiction as having studied history and taught it for some years it annoys me if the research is flawed and the i

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean Wonderful historical mystery set in the 17th century during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell On reflection I've increased the rating to 5 stars as the book still has me thinking about it after I had finished reading Damien Seeker is on the

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean I don't write many reviews but I wanted to

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean S.G. MacLean ↠ 9 characters Read ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ S.G. MacLean My notes say I'm not sure if I'm enjoying this and then I read intently to the end of the book before concluding that actually no I wasn't which kind of sums it up Set in the Cromwellian interregnum with Damian Seeker as en

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Seeker (Damian Seeker 1)] · S.G. MacLean Thoroughly enjoyed this crime drama set in the period of the Commonwealth following the triumph of the Parliamentary faction in the English Civil War It captures well the paranoia that must have been endemic especially in the big cities like

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