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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 havin. This series just keeps getting better Gil and Alys find themselves on a uest to solve two mysteries the disappearance of a clerk and the reappearance of a young boy said to have been taken to Elfhame by the fairies some 30 years prior Two mysteries turn to several as we meet up with some former acuaintances and are introduced to some new I loved the description of the countryside and especially the description of the ceilidh The author s note at the end provides a much appreciated link to an online dictionary of the Scottish language as well as a resource for those interested in the songs that make up such a large part of this story I love the glimpse into the other realms that is included in this series either with the Harper in the earlier books the dreams and the appearance of different ones such as Angus I just wish I had a good grasp of the Scottish dialect so that I might better her the words in my head For some reason this series tends to have me waxing poetic Oh I got a great laugh from the scene with Robert and Davey with Robert s heartfelt Our Lord be thanked for that On the down side I will say that I still tend to get the characters mixed up in my head and as it s been a while I don t remember a lot about Robert Montgomery s character and his previous interactions with Gil I suspect I may be missing some insights because of this lack of memory on my part but it didn t keep me from enjoying the story The online dictionary of the Scots Language is a free searchable dictionary at and folklore of the glen available in Elizabeth Beauchamp s The Braes o Baluhidder a History and Guide for the VisitorFolker and songs as uoted in this book can be found in Alexander Carmichael s collection The Carmina Gadelica business-secrets-from-the-bible-spiritual-success-strategies-for-financial-abundance especially the description of the ceilidh The author s note at the the-vanderbeekers-and-the-hidden-garden end provides a much appreciated link to an online dictionary of the Scottish language as well as a resource for those interested in the songs that make up such a large part of this story I love the glimpse into the other realms that is included in this series barnum-s-own-story-the-autobiography-of-p-t-barnum either with the Harper in the summary-astrophysics-for-people-in-a-hurry earlier books the dreams and the appearance of different ones such as Angus I just wish I had a good grasp of the Scottish dialect so that I might better her the words in my head For some reason this series tends to have me waxing poetic Oh I got a great laugh from the scene with Robert and Davey with Robert s heartfelt Our Lord be thanked for that On the down side I will say that I still tend to get the characters mixed up in my head and as it s been a while I don t remember a lot about Robert Montgomery s character and his previous interactions with Gil I suspect I may be missing some insights because of this lack of memory on my part but it didn t keep me from wreck-this-journal-duct-tape-expanded-ed enjoying the story The online dictionary of the Scots Language is a free searchable dictionary at and folklore of the glen available in Elizabeth Beauchamp s The Braes o Baluhidder a History and Guide for the VisitorFolker and songs as uoted in this book can be found in Alexander Carmichael s collection The Carmina Gadelica

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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 investiga. The I read the worse they getget away to a keeking glass and burst your plooks Seriously And I m still not sure who did what or why le-corbusier-meubles-et-interieurs-1905-ndash-1965 enemies Gil Cunningham and his wife Alys have been sent to Perthshire to investiga. The I read the worse they getget away to a keeking glass and burst your plooks Seriously And I m still not sure who did what or why

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G 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. This story was not a fast read There were a lot of languages interspersed and I had no idea what they meant or how they related to the story Also a lot of characters involved in different mysteries and in several different locations The story switched back and forth between characters and locations It took me over half the book to decide where I was Gil and Alys were not in the same place for most of the book so that gave me a hint I still like this series just thought this one was too complicated Recommend Start with 1st book The Harper s uine


10 thoughts on “The Stolen Voice

  1. says:

    The Stolen Voice is the sixth of Pat McIntosh's series of mysteries set in 15th century Scotland This one sees Gil Cunningham and his wife Alys investigating the apparent return of a boy chorister who vanished near his home in Baluhidder thirty years earlier seemingly only a handful of years older and the disappearance of four other choristers from the cathedrals of Dunblane and Perth It's an engaging mystery which ma

  2. says:

    This series just keeps getting better Gil and Alys find themselves on a uest to solve two mysteries the disappearance of a clerk and the reappearance of a young boy said to have been taken to Elfhame by the fairies some 30 years prior Two myst

  3. says:

    A bishop's clerk is missing as are several singers from the Highlands of Scotland One singer lost for 30 years has returned home unchanged from under the hill with the good neighbors Someone has leaked the details of a treaty With the help of his wife Alys who comes into her own in this latest mystery Gil Cunnin

  4. says:

    I really enjoy McIntosh's books and I look forward to new ones They're not uick reads but they're carefully plotted and rich with period detail There's so much to learn about the society of the time and it's interesting to see Gil Cunningham tr

  5. says:

    I liked this one a lot; I don't know how accurate the cultural details were but I appreciated that McIntosh is trying to show a different Scotland than the one we've been in up until now

  6. says:

    This story was not a fast read There were a lot of languages interspersed and I had no idea what they meant or how they related to the story Also a lot of characters involved in different mysteries and in several different locations The story switched back and forth between characters and locations It took me over half the book to decide where I was Gil and Alys were not in the same place for most of the book so that gave me a

  7. says:

    The I read the worse they getget away to a keeking glass and burst your plooks Seriously? And I'm still not sure who did what or why

  8. says:

    I doubt I'll go further with the series Neither the characters nor the mysteries are at all compelling The installment features far

  9. says:

    I do enjoy this series set in 16th C Scotland and this one was a particularly interesting mystery relating to a young man who has supposedly returned home after 30 years but only having aged a few years Supposedly he was stolen by the fairy folk whom most believe in at least to a degree and don't often speak about out loud Gil is sent north to investigate the disappearance of some other choral singers that may be tied in to Davie Drummon

  10. says:

    After a few disappointing books where 'whodunnit' was obvious from the start this was a nice return to uite a puzzling plot involving disappearing choristers murdered servants espionage and a boy returned from the land of fairiesThe boy spirited away and returned to his family 30 years later is a bit of a red

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