"Two ships," called the watchman aloft. "One a man-o-war, sixty-four guns, heavily laden. Both French!"
Gavin Crookshanks has his first taste of battle at sea when the HMS Lion engages in a death struggle with the French allies of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Later, as a pawn in the hands of two opposing armies, he attempts to act with integrity in a chaos of loyalties during the bloody Jacobite Rebellion. Which ruler will finally win his loyalty: Bonnie Prince Charlie or King George?
The Faith & Freedom Trilogy, sequel to the Crown & Covenant Series, chronicles new generations of the M'Kethe family who find freedom in 18th-century America. Adventure is afoot as Old World tyrannies clash with New World freedoms. Douglas Bond weaves together fictional characters and historical figures from Scottish and American history.