By Robert Low
The 1st novel within the state sequence as Robert Low strikes from the Vikings to the making of Scotland. it really is 1296 and Scotland is in turmoil. The previous king, Alexander III, has died after falling off his horse one darkish and stormy evening. Scotland's destiny is at risk. Edward I of britain, desirous to hold keep an eye on of his northern borders, arranges for John Baliol, a susceptible guy who Edward understands he can manage, to take management of Scotland. yet unrest is rife and lots of are made up our minds to throw off the shackles of britain. between these males is Robert the Bruce, darkly good-looking, younger, offended and obsessed through his wish to win Scotland's throne. he'll struggle for the liberty of the Scots until eventually the tip. yet there are lots of rival factions and the English are a powerful and fearsome opponent. The Lion Wakes culminates within the conflict of Falkirk which proves to be the start of a contention that would final for decades...
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