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Andrew Swanston

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aka A D Swanston

Andrew Swanston is the author of the Thomas Hill series set during the 17th century.

Andrew read Law and sport at Cambridge University, and held various positions in the book trade, including being a director of Waterstone & Co, and chairman of Methvens plc, before turning to writing. Inspired by a lifelong interest in seventeenth century history, his Thomas Hill novels are set during the English Civil Wars, and the early period of the Restoration.

He lives with his wife in Surrey, near to their three children and two grandchildren. His interests include golf, gardening, and drawing.

Genres: Historical Mystery
Thomas Hill Trilogy
   1. The King's Spy (2012)
   2. The King's Exile (2013)
   3. The King's Return (2014)
   Waterloo (2015)
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