By Candace Robb
In the spring of 1297 the English military controls lowland Scotland and Margaret Kerr’s husband Roger Sinclair is lacking. He’d headed to Dundee in autumn, writing to Margaret with a promise to be domestic for Christmas, yet it’s earlier Easter. Is he stuck up within the swelling uprising opposed to the English? Is he even alive? while his cousin, Jack, is murdered at the streets of Edinburgh, Roger’s final identified situation, Margaret coerces her brother Andrew, a clergyman, to escort her to the city.
She unearths Edinburgh scarred by means of war—houses burnt, partitions stained with blood, retailers shuttered—and the townsfolk simmering with resentment, harboring secrets and techniques. Even her uncle, innkeeper Murdoch Kerr, meets her questions with silence. Are his secrets and techniques the keys to Roger’s disappearance? What bad sin torments her brother? Is it her husband she glimpses within the rain, scarred, haunted? determined, Margaret makes alliances that hazard either her personal existence and that of her brother in her look for solutions. She learns that struggle twists love and loyalties, and that, until eventually confirmed, we can't recognize our personal hearts, less these of our enjoyed ones.
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A Trust Betrayed: The Margaret Kerr Series - Book One by Candace Robb