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A Lost Lady of Old Years

John Buchan

Publisher: Birlinn

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Summary

A young man’s yearning for adventure draws him into jeopardy during the Jacobite Rebellion in this historical novel by the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps. Once described as “a tale of adventure and betrayal on the long bloody road to Culloden Moor,” A Lost Lady of Old Years is set in Scotland during the Rebellion of 1745. Young Edinburgh-born Francis Birkenshaw cares nothing for the Jacobite cause until an encounter with the beautiful Mrs. Margaret Murray leads to a dangerous involvement with her husband, John Murray of Broughton, Bonnie Prince Charlie’s secretary and an infamous turncoat . . .

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