From the author of The Lost Testament comes the true love of Bonnie Prince Charlie, her adventures in America, and her lasting legacy.
In the page-turning popular genre trail-blazed by Antonia Fraser and Phillippa Gregory, The Pretender's Lady , Alan Gold's meticulously researched novel, opens history's pages on a peerless woman who helped change the course of history and whose legend lives on in Scotland todayFlora MacDonald.
She was the most famous Scotswoman of her day, having single-handedly saved Bonnie Prince Charlie. This is her fictionalized life storyher relations with the Prince, her flight to America, Ben Franklin's influence, and her return to Britain to lobby for peace.
But what's hidden from history, and revealed now for the first time in Gold's dazzling fiction, is the result of Flora and Charlie's love: a beautiful and talented boy raised on an American farm. Only she knows his true heritage and his claim to the world's greatest throne. And only the genius of Ben Franklin understands how to use this naive boy to influence their young country.
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About the Author
Alan Gold is an influential columnist for The Spectator, The Australian and other highly regarded magazines and related media. He appears regularly in the media as a commentator on human rights and international politics. Alan’s career as a novelist started with the publication of the internationally-successful The Jericho Files followed by best selling The Lost Testament.