The Stalking-Horse Author:Rafael Sabatini William of Orange may have triumphantly taken up the throne of England amid much jubilation and celebration, but there are still those who would rather he were not there at all. In this novel, Sabatini portrays all the political intrigue of seventeenth century London as these Jacobite extremists undertake their Assassination Plot.
Another potboiler set during the era of the Jacobite rebellion in England. This one beginning around the massacre of the Macdonalds at Glencoe. To fill in the tone of the era read John Buchans novels John Burnet of Barns and Midwinter. Also, an historical account of the Campbell-Macdonald feud is available in his non-fiction book The Massacre at Glencoe.