Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
Francis Crawford of Lymond, formidable outlaw and rebel, is in Edinburgh again . . . from his headlong arrival he shows himself to be a fresh and unpredictable player in a Scotland of political violence and intrigue, which is also the heartland of his long-estranged kinsfolk. His future depends on tracing three men - but there are others determined to stop him.
Dorothy Dunnett is the author of the Lymond Chronicles and the on-going House of Niccolo series. She was awarded the OBE for her services to literature in 1992. She was married to the late Sir Alastair Dunnett, and lives in Edinburgh.