The Royal Dirk Author:John & Patricia Beatty Young Alan Macrae turned, unbelieving, to look at the stranger who had been tending his brother. By the light of the fire in the cave he saw a tall, weary-looking figure, "I am Charles Stuart," the man told him. Bonnie Prince Charlie--in a hillside cave above his own Scottish glen! Alan fell to his knees. — Guiding the Prince to safety was onl... more »y the first of many unexpected and sometimes terrifying events that led Alan Macrae far from home. Across the Scottish and English countryside and finally in London, he associated with criminals and royalty, noblemen and spies.
John and Patricia Beatty have spun out an intriguing tale of high adventure, against the backdrop of the colorful eighteenth century« less