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Alba: Who Shot Willie McRae

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In 1985, as he prepared to release information that could have brought down the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, solicitor and senior Scottish Nationalist politician Willie McRae was found in a remote highland glen. He had been under surveillance by officers of the Special Branch who had followed him from Glasgow.

He had been shot in the head.

Suicide or state-sponsored murder?

This fast-paced work of historical fiction explores a controversy which continues to dog the legacies of the Heath and Thatcher governments in the decades leading to the end of the last century.

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