A Falcon for a Queen Author:Catherine Gaskin Kristy Howard leaves China when her parents die and seeks out her grandfather in Scotland. It is a strange world she finds a Cluain: an arrogant and lonely old man running one of the finest whisky distilleries in the world; two women to look after the large and rambling house, on young and confiding, the other aging and suspicious; Callum Sincl... more »air, at first a shadowy figure, riding the moors on a pony, with his dog at heel and his falcon on his wrist; while up the strath Sir Gavin Campbell and his beautiful wife lead a life in sharp contrast to the spartan regime at Cauain.
very soon Kristy finds herself involved with each of these strangers. Passions rise, suspicions intensify, ambition asserts itself and Kirsty can no longer remain immune as covetous eyes are cast on the liquid gold of Cluain. Finally, when the Prince of Wales, soon to become Edward VII, joins the glittering throng under the Campbell's roof, Kirsty begins to perceive the real threat to the life she might so easily inherit.« less