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Honours Even

Honours Even

In 1649 Charles II left his exile in the Netherlands and sailed to
Scotland. Arriving at the small fishing village of Garmouth, he faced a
mixed reception from the minister of the Kirk.

The exiled king was to remain in Scotland for a year, learning more
about his northern subjects, while the English tried to adjust to life
under the puritanical heel of the Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell.

But Cromwell was soon to turn his attentions to matters north of the
border. He coveted the Honours of Scotland – the crown, sceptres and
sword-of-state – symbols of hope and the nations’s honour.

And so the young men of Scotland were forced into battle to save the

The gripping story of Charles II’s year in Scotland and Scotland’s brave
stand against Oliver Cromwell, told by Nigel Tranter, master of Scottish
historical fiction.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 13th September 2012

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444757736


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