The Stuart Legacy Author:Robert Kerr His name was James Stuart and he returned to a clan-ravaged Scotland from exile in France. Not a king, but nevertheless a man to lead, to be feared. A man with a curious connection with the throne, a mysterious legacy to claim and a search leading to a lovely island grave. — James Stuart was in Edinburgh one day before he was accused of murder ... more »and forced to flee. Sheltered, rescued, guided and loved by two beautiful women, Stuart finds himself town between desire and duty. It is with the scornful adventuress Madeleine Campbell-Bannerman that he combines the two. In a desperate chase across the Highlands -- he seeking an inheritance and she, power -- the lovers confront outlaws and a treacherous'justice'.
Hounded by the jealous Lord Orkney who wants Madeleine for himself, the pair are finally forced back to Edinburgh where Stuart determines his destiny and Madeleine removes her mask.
The Stuart Legacy is that rare thing -- an historicalnovel with the excitement of sheer romance and the resounding power of conceivable truth.« less