(From the publisher):
Scotland at the dawn of the 15th century was a ragged spectacle indeed. For while the feeble Robert III still clung to the throne, the kingdom rang with the din of conflict and his son and brother grappled for power.
Being married to the King's illegitimate sister, Sir James Douglas of Aberdour was forced to tread a hazardous path through the warring factions. But having a conscience was harder still. For in those days - and in that company - a conscience could cost a man dear...
Original title: A Folly of Princes
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ British Isles→ Scotland