Mathew's Tale: A historical mystery full of intrigue and murder (Paperback)Quintin Jardine (author)
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In this, his landmark fortieth novel, Quintin Jardine tells the remarkable story of a man's quest for justice - at any cost.
1818, Carluke, Lanarkshire.
Mathew Fleming returns home to Scotland following heroic service at the Battle of Waterloo. After seven years away, he is a ghostly presence to those he left behind.
But Mathew is ambitious and soon becomes a man of influence in his county and beyond. Yet through all his success, he still hides the loss of his one true love.
When a terrible act of murder occurs, Mathew must choose between the rule of blood and the rule of law. And as a man of honour with a warrior's instincts, he embarks on a journey of vengeance that will test every sinew of his faith in mankind...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 484 g
Dimensions: 232 x 158 x 28 mm
Well constructed, fast-paced, Jardine's narrative has many an ingenious twist and turn * Observer *
Remarkably assured, raw-boned, a tour de force * New York Times *
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