'[O]ne of those books that are just about impossible to put down' --Sunday Express
'[A] new and revolutionary book, based on exciting new research […] a unique people's history' --Discover Your History
'Moffat has always been a magpie historian, picking up unsuspected jewels of information, at the same time never afraid to speculate, often in an agreeably provocative manner' --Alan Massie, Scotsman
'an engaging, beautifully-told people's history of Britain that will change your thinking about your family's origins forever' --Family Tree magazine
'a fascinating subject . . . Historian, journalist and DNA research company director makes for an excellent guide' --Your Family Tree
About the Author
Alistair Moffat was born and bred in the Scottish Borders. A former Director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Director of Programmes at Scottish Television, he now runs the burgeoning Borders Book Festival as well as a production company based near Selkirk.