The Stolen Voice (Gil Cunningham Murder Mysteries Series #6) [NOOK Book]

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In Sir William’s remote part of Scotland it seems almost possible that a young boy could have been stolen away by the fairies and returned forty years later without having visibly aged. And if the boy isn’t Davie Drummond, who is he? Then he suffers a succession of near-fatal “accidents.” Could there be a connection with four other local singers who have vanished, one of them with political information of ...
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The Stolen Voice (Gil Cunningham Murder Mysteries Series #6)

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Overview

In Sir William’s remote part of Scotland it seems almost possible that a young boy could have been stolen away by the fairies and returned forty years later without having visibly aged. And if the boy isn’t Davie Drummond, who is he? Then he suffers a succession of near-fatal “accidents.” Could there be a connection with four other local singers who have vanished, one of them with political information of value to Scotland’s enemies? Gil Cunningham and his wife Alys have been sent to Perthshire to investigate.


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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly

The baffling return of David Drummond, who vanished as a child three decades earlier, is but one of several intriguing puzzles Gil Cunningham investigates in McIntosh's excellent sixth mystery to feature the 15th-century Scottish constable (after 2008's The Rough Collier). David was about 11 when he disappeared without a trace from Glen Buckie, but somehow he's aged only five or six years in the meantime. Cunningham must also ascertain the fates of four men, all choir members, who have recently gone missing. Some locals believe only the supernatural can explain these inexplicable events-one is sure the devil himself is behind them. Cunningham, who seeks a more mundane agency, doggedly interviews those who might be responsible for the abductions, including David's older brother, Andrew, whose singing voice has been damaged and who may resent those with uninjured voices. McIntosh does a solid job of blending plot and period detail. (July)

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Praise for the Gil Cunningham series:

“McIntosh provides a signature twist at the end that serves as an unexpected bonus for readers already enthralled with the medieval mystery she has spun.”—Booklist

“Excellent.”—Kirkus Reviews

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569477779
  • Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Series: Gil Cunningham Murder Mysteries Series , #6
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 522,100
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Pat McIntosh was raised in Lanarkshire, lived in Glasgow, and now resides in the west of Scotland.
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