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Deacon Brodie: A Double Life

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When respected Gentleman and City Councillor, Deacon William Brodie, chases his love of gambling, he is drawn deep into a double life. Before long the open respectability of day gives way to a hidden life of crime at night, and soon, Brodie is on a trajectory to disaster . . . one which leads him to the gibbet.

Set in the Edinburgh of 1788, Deacon Brodie: A Double Life is a
Published February 12th 2014 by Smashwords Edition (first published February 11th 2014)
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Ross Lynefield
Apr 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I lived just outside Edinburgh for several years and had heard the tale of Deacon Brodie (as the gentleman by day, but thief by night). Seeing this new novel I was drawn to it (although Historical Fiction is not my genre of choice, Crime is). I'm glad I got this for the writer has taken salient 'facts' of Brodie's life and woven a great tale out of them. I'll not spoil the ending (the last three chapters are great!) but this is one for _any_ reader, not just fans of Historical Fiction. Highly re ...more
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