The Seeker

The Seeker

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 19/05/2016
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Synopsis

A bloody murder. An open and shut case? In Oliver Cromwell's London, nothing is as it seems - Captain Damian Seeker must battle to find justice, when an innocent man's life hangs in the balance.'Challenges CJ Sansom for dominion of historical crime' Sunday Times 'The best historical crime novel of the year'Sunday ExpressLondon, 1654. Oliver Cromwell is at the height of his power and has declared himself Lord Protector. Captain Damian Seeker is his most trusted agent. No one knows where Seeker comes from, who his family is, or even his real name. All that is known for certain is that he is utterly loyal to Cromwell and that he has eyes everywhere.In the city, coffee houses are springing up, places where men may meet to plot and gossip. Now they are ringing with news of a murder. John Winter, hero of Cromwell's all-powerful army, is dead, and the lawyer, Elias Ellingworth, found standing over the bleeding body, clutching a knife.Yet despite the damning evidence, Seeker is not convinced of Ellingworth's guilt. He will stop at nothing to bring the killer to justice: and Seeker knows better than any man where to search.******************************************What Readers Are Saying About The Seeker'Tremendous thrilling mystery'5* Reader Review'Well developed characters' 5* Reader Review'Fantastic!'5* Reader Review'A wonderful discovery of 17th century London' 5* Reader Review

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781782068433
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 300g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 29 mm

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The Seeker
A Very Good Read
It is very slow to start, as one gets to know the characters involved. The times of Cromwell is interesting as not many fictitious novels have been set in ... READ MORE
Brian Jeffery
The Seeker
Brilliant storyline - really atmospheric
Was a little apprehensive about an historical thriller based in the times of Cromwell, but having read and loved the Alexander Seaton books thought it sho... READ MORE
Celtic Dreamer
The Seeker
Really enjoyed!
Looking forward to the sequel now...
Helen Loy
The Seeker
First of the Seeker series
A great read for those interested in historical mysteries. So good now on book 3.
Tenterden
The Seeker
The seeker. S.g. Maclean
One of the best books lve read in along time keep up the Google work I will be buying next in series soon
Peter Stone
The Seeker
Historical fiction at its best
A thoroughly entertaining read. Good plot, interesting characters and set in an accurate historical background. Well worth reading. Chilwell13
JOHN WHEATLEY