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Treason's Spring Reviews
One of those rare occasions when I wish I could give 10 instead of 5 stars. Ingenious and engrossing. Hugely accomplished. Robert Wilton is such a clever writer.
I would like to thank Netgalley and Atlantic Books for an advance copy of Treason's Spring, the fourth novel from the Archives of the Comptrollerate-General for Scrutiny and Survey.In 1792 Edinburgh merchant Keith Kinnaird arrives in Paris as the behest of his friend and sometime trading partner, Henry Greene, only to find that Greene has disappeared and no one seems to know where he is. As Kinnaird starts to search for him he soon finds himself in trouble as the revolution is in full swing, nob [...]
With the same pace I loved in the author's 'Spider of Sarajevo', the atmospherics of 'Traitor's Field' and the intimate details of history that bring the past to life in all the books in this series, together with the building menace of the time that 'Poldark' only told the half of, I relished this story.