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Mail Royal

Mail Royal

A casket of incriminating letters from Mary, Queen of Scots. The letters would be an instrument of persuasion – or blackmail as others might call it. Whoever held them had a hold over the James VI King of Scots, now also King James I of England.

But for Andrew, seventh Lord Gray, laying hands on the letters was not going to be easy. They were secure in the half-ruined Fast Castle that clung to the sea-cliffs of Berwickshire. A castle that no one could enter if they were not welcome.

And so young David Gray, his bastard nephew, was sent on a perilous mission . . .

‘Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland’s heroes’ Scotland on Sunday
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 13th September 2012

Price: £5.99

ISBN-13: 9781444757668

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>
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>