Andrew Davidson's The Gargoyle caused a multi-million-pound bidding war from publishers worldwide when it was auctioned last year. A gripping love story, it skips between the 20th century and the Middle Ages. Shona MacLean's The Redemption of Alexander Seaton is a mystery set in 17th-century Scotland. Two of the most exciting talents to emerge this year talk about religion, passion and the novelist's ability to travel through time.
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