Second in the MacGregor trilogy, which charts the 18th-century fortunes of Rob Roy and the MacGregor clan, loyal supporters of the Stuart cause.
This is the second book in Nigel Tranter's trilogy of novels about the MacGregor clan.
In 1715, declared an outlaw by the Secretary of State, the Duke of Montrose and the Duke of Cumberland, Rob Roy MacGregor, steadfast supporter of the Stuart cuase, leaves home and clansmen to avoid bringing diaster upon them.
In his absence, Montrose's factor comes to his home, attacking his proud wife, Mary MacGregor, frightening his children and setting fire to Inversnaid House.
For which Rob Roy vows a terrible revenge . . .
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Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes - Scotland on Sunday
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