One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers (The Times)
An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels (She magazine)
Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes (Scotland on Sunday)
Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting (Historical Novels Review)
An informative, entertaining read (Daily Examiner)
He treats history with respect (Financial Times)
Scotland in the mid-fifteenth century, as power-hungy lords seek control of a boy king: a thrilling tale of cunning and treachery, courage and loyalty, danger and romance.