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Edinburgh, 1820s. On one side is the Old Town; ancient, crumbling, and full of poverty. On the other is the New Town - elegant, refined, and prosperous.

When newly qualified Doctor Martin Elliot arrives, he discovers that the duality goes deeper. There is more darkness in the streets than he could have imagined. Ghosts of the long-dead haunt the houses, and nightmares soon fill Martin’s head.

Only a relic of the past - a dark, carved staff - seems to give Martin respite. But can be balance its power with the burden that comes with it, or will evil overcome his good intentions?

Dark Capital is a stand-alone novel, and can be enjoyed even if you haven't listened to other books in the series.

©2020 Helen Susan Swift (P)2021 Helen Susan Swift

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  • 2021-04-19

EXCELLENT

DARK CAPITAL TALES FROM THE DARK PAST BOOK THREE BY HELEN SUSAN SWIFT begins in Edinburg 1820's when new graduatuated doctor Martin Elliot , looking for a home in the seedier side of town finds what he thinks is the perfect place. The locals, on the other hand,try to tell him that the place is evil at its darkest but Elliot doesnt listen. He should have! The longer Elliot lives there the more corrupt he becomes,after he is taken over by the former owner, an evil man who is more powereful than Elliot. As Elliots life progresses he becomes more evil,resorting to murder . Even Elliots love fight what Elliot has become.

Martin Elliot makes Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde look like a girl scout(s)! I found I could not put the book down. I had to know just how far the evil was going to win. Great read. The narrator (this is an audiobook), George Ellington did a fantastic job. Just enough creepy into the voices to make it a really good listen

I received this audiobook free from the author in exchange for an honest review.

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