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Crucible of Secrets

(2011)
(The third book in the Alexander Seaton series)
A novel by

 
 
It is Midsummer, 1631. While Alexander Seaton and his fellow masters enjoy the holiday with their students, Robert Sim, librarian of Marischal College, is murdered in a dark alleyway in town. While the university and town authorities investigate the murder, Seaton is asked by the college principal to look into Sim's private life. In the course of an investigation in which his personal feelings threaten to cloud his judgement and endanger his young marriage to Sarah, he discovers a side to the librarian he could never have guessed at. It is only when a second, apparently unrelated murder comes to light that Seaton begins to piece together the connections between a young weaver, a consignment of books, and events in a college in the Low Countries in order to unmask the perpetrator of the years'-old deception that led to the two deaths.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

August 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Crucible of Secrets (Alexander Seaton 3)
Author(s): S G MacLean
ISBN: 1-84916-314-6 / 978-1-84916-314-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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Paperback Editions

April 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crucible: Alexander Seaton 3
Author(s): S G MacLean
ISBN: 1-84916-316-2 / 978-1-84916-316-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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August 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crucible of Secrets (Alexander Seaton 3)
Author(s): S G MacLean
ISBN: 1-84916-315-4 / 978-1-84916-315-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Crucible of Secrets
Author(s): S G MacLean
ISBN: 1-5318-3916-9 / 978-1-5318-3916-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crucible of Secrets: Alexander Seaton, Book 3
Author(s): S G MacLean
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crucible of Secrets: Alexander Seaton, Book 3
Author(s): S G MacLean
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Crucible of Secrets: Alexander Seaton, Book 3
Author(s): S G MacLean
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Crucible: Alexander Seaton 3
Author(s): S G MacLean
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU