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)
This is the compelling 16th-century story of John Maxwell, Warden of the West March in the days of Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England.