Bloody Scotland to Launch Programme with Ambrose Parry Event

May 12, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Bloody Scotland.

Join us for this special launch event with Ambrose Parry in Stirling on the 22nd of June, as we announce the programme for Bloody Scotland 2023.

The fourth historical crime novel from the husband and wife writing team of Chris Brookmyre and Marisa Haetzman is set in a time of unprecedented scientific discovery where the public’s appetite for wonder has seen a resurgence of interest in mesmerism, spiritualism and other unexplained phenomena.

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About Ambrose Parry – Voices of the Dead


In a city of science, discovery can be deadly . . .

Dr Will Raven is wary of the shadowlands that lie between progress and quackery, but Sarah Fisher can’t afford to be so picky. Frustrated in her medical ambitions, she sees opportunity in a new therapeutic field not already closed off to women.

Raven has enough on his hands as it is. Body parts have been found at Surgeons’ Hall, and they’re not anatomy specimens. In a city still haunted by the crimes of Burke and Hare, he is tasked with heading off a scandal.

When further human remains are found, Raven is able to identify a prime suspect, and the hunt is on before he kills again. Unfortunately, the individual he seeks happens to be an accomplished actor, a man of a thousand faces and a renowned master of disguise.

With the lines between science and spectacle dangerously blurred, the stage is set for a grand and deadly illusion.

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