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Murder in Edinburgh...

Gayle has chosen A Pound of Flesh by Stuart S. Laing.

Edinburgh 1745.

Deep beneath the rain soaked and wind scoured streets of
the city a foul crime committed in the dark of night leaves two men lying dead
in a dank cellar. A bankrupt young nobleman with an addiction to the twin vices
of gambling and loose women stands accused of the horrific double murder and all
the evidence seems to point towards his guilt. In desperation his lawyer turns
to the one man in Edinburgh who can save him from the hangman's

Robert Young of Newbiggin.

He is a young man who has earned
a reputation amongst the city's legal fraternity for being the one person who
can root out the truth by venturing into the capital's criminal underbelly. His
investigation leads from the elegant drawing rooms of Edinburgh's high society
to the city's most infamous brothel and into the grim hovels of the lowest
alehouses on the Cowgate.

But as more bodies are discovered Robert Young
is forced to confront the possibility that his client may actually be

The book is available on Kindle for $2.99, free with Amazon Prime.

Product Details

  • Print Length: 327 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007B2SG74
  • Lending: Enabled

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