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I am the author of a series of historical crime novels set in late-17th century Scotland, featuring investigative advocate John MacKenzie and his side-kick Davie Scougall. The fourth book in the series The Unnatural Death of a Jacobite was published by Luath Press in 2019 and the fifth, A Killing in Van Diemen’s Land, will be published by Luath in 2020. I am also the author of The Price of Scotland, a prize-wining history of Scotland’s attempt to establish a colony at Darien in Central America in the late 17th century.
I can give readings and talks about my series of late-17th century crime novels or my history of the Darien Disaster.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian