It is the winter of 1946, and after years of war, ex-Special Operations executive agent Duncan Forrester is back at his Oxford college as a junior ancient history fellow. But his peace is shattered when a much-disliked fellow is found dead in the quad, stabbed and pushed from an upper window. A don is suspected and arrested for the murder, but Forrester is not convinced of his friend's guilt. On the hunt for the true killer, he finds himself plunged into a mystery involving lost Viking sagas, satanic rituals, and wartime espionage.
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Gavin Scott delivers an intriguing mystery which unfolds in beautifully written and detailed prose. Engaging characters are skillfully woven into the background of post-war England, mystery and Oxford politics. The protagonist, Duncan Forrester, is a likable hero with an unwavering sense of moral values. The type characters readers will enjoy following.
"The Age of Treachery is bound to have great appeal to lovers of literary and historical fiction.
- Darlene L. Quinn--author of award winning Web Series
Fascinating story brilliantly read by author