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Chain of Destiny

Chain of Destiny

Following the murder of his father at Bannockburn in 1488,
fifteen-year-old James Stewart was crowned James IV of Scotland. From
those inauspicious beginnings, the inexperienced boy-king was to become
one of the finest and most popular kings in Scotland’s history, leading
his people bravely through some of the nation’s most dramatic and
colourful years. Bold, vigorous, headstrong and romantic, he inspired
great loyalty from men, and passionate love from women. So great was his
people’s affection that the bravest and best of Scotland’s young men
finally laid down their lives for him – at the tragic Field of Flodden.

Accomplished lover, able king, complex personality, James IV of Scotland
is brought to memorable life in Nigel Tranter’s compelling tale of
drama, intrigue and treachery.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 31st January 2013

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444763799

Reviews

He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history
<i>Daily Telegraph</i>
One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers
<i>The Times</i>
Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes
<i>Scotland on Sunday</i>
An informative, entertaining read
<i>Daily Examiner</i>
An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels
<i>She</i> magazine
Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting
<i>Historical Novels Review</i>
He treats history with respect
<i>Financial Times</i>