Opening in the Danish dungeon where James raves at the end of his days, the book tells the story of his life from childhood to the betrayal by a spurned lover that leads to his imprisonment.
Born in a climate of religious schism the young James Hepburn, Lord of Bothwell, soon finds himself divided between his loyalties and his conscience.
Maturing rapidly into a brilliant young man, he is called home from Paris to take his place as Lord Bothwell.
Life had taught him to be a fierce warrior and a passionate lover, and James's fate is set in motion when he meets his Queen.
A love springs up between them that will overcome religious divides, spill blood, and haunt Bothwell until his dying day.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/07/2010
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781906817541
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