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The Shadow of the Black Earl: A Leo Moran Murder Mystery  : The Leo Moran Murder Mysteries - Charles E. McGarry

The Shadow of the Black Earl: A Leo Moran Murder Mystery

The Leo Moran Murder Mysteries

Paperback Published: 1st December 2018
ISBN: 9781846974236
Number Of Pages: 308

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Devastated by a sudden bereavement, Leo Moran is invited to spend the summer at Biggnarbriggs Hall in southern Scotland, the stately residence of his friend Fordyce Greatorix. He is overjoyed when romance blossoms unexpectedly, but he finds himself haunted by visions after a local girl goes missing, an incident which has chilling echoes of a similar disappearance thirty years previously. As he investigates a host of curious and dubious characters, Leo finds that the very bedrock which surrounds Biggnarbriggs Hall is poisoned by an ancient malevolence that will have its terrible reckoning.

About the Author

Charles E. McGarry lives in Glasgow where he was born and bred, although he spent several years living in London and Edinburgh. He has played in bands, is widely travelled and graduated from Glasgow University in 1994 with an honours degree in History and Politics. He currently works as a newspaper page designer and sub-editor, having formerly been a business analyst for British Telecom. He is the author of The Ghost of Helen Addison (Polygon, 2017).

Industry Reviews

'Scots crime writer McGarry returns with his second novel in the Leo Moran mystery series. His entertaining follow-up sees a mourning Moran encountering visions at a southern Scotland estate after a local girl goes missing. Well written and thrilling'

* Daily Record *

`A fascinating, original and beguiling detective is born' - Hugh MacDonald, The Herald

`9/10' - Dundee Courier

`Funny and somewhat frightening . . . the first in what promises to be an entertaining series' - Oban Times

ISBN: 9781846974236
ISBN-10: 1846974232
Series: The Leo Moran Murder Mysteries
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 1st December 2018
Publisher: Birlinn General
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.25

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