S.G. MacLean

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I imagine writers with huge sales don't read reviews, but I think most of the rest of us do. I have friends who've won national and international awards, but who can still pretty much quote, verbatim, from unpleasant reviews on Amazon. Personally, I use my first, and by some distance worst, newspaper review as a tool with creative writing classes.
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Published on January 20, 2020 03:29
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S.G. MacLean answered a question about The House of Lamentations:
The House of Lamentations by S.G. MacLean
Hi Alan. Thanks for your kind comments. To cut a long story short, my books have not been directly available in the US, but my British publisher (Quercus) is currently awaiting contract completion from a 3rd party in order to make them available in t See Full Answer
" Thank you very much, Alan. The patterns of history sometimes seem to repeat themselves without us even noticing. I'm so glad you've enjoyed the books. ...more "
The Black Friar by S.G. MacLean
"I am in love with this series. Seeker is a fabulous, multi faceted character. Plotting is superb - kept me guessing till the end. Her historical research is generally brilliant, but occasionally she takes liberties to serve the narrative. For example" Read more of this review »
S.G. MacLean made a comment on Moving On
" Oriole wrote: "Many many congratulations on the so well deserved Dagger Award, Shona.

I have been posting about the Seeker books on my facebook page a
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" JJ wrote: "A very illuminating piece. No wonder there can be such long waits for readers for the next ‘instalment’. While we are champing at the bit t ...more "
" JJ wrote: "Sounds absolutely delightful and in a gorgeous part of the world."

It is. There's such a diverse programme, including a new short story priz
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S.G. MacLean answered a question about Destroying Angel:
Destroying Angel by S.G. MacLean
Sorry - just seen this. The books should work as stand-alones (is that a word?) in terms of the mystery, but are probably best read in sequence as each one reveals or develops a little more of the central character Seeker's personal story.
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