By H. Michael Buck
Grassmarket sq. in Edinburgh, Scotland, is in general a spot the place civic occasions are introduced to the general public. yet on someday in July 1681, it turns into the backdrop for whatever darkish and violent: one more Covenanter execution.
So starts the intense story of younger James Renwick, one of many males on the head of the Covenanter circulate in seventeenth-century Scotland.
When England appoints its king because the head of the church in Scotland, many Scottish Presbyterians—or Covenanters—refuse to simply accept this new coverage. With ardour and bravado, James Renwick leads the Covenanters in defiance opposed to England.
But what begins as a political place quick turns deadly as increasingly more Covenanters are completed. on the heart of the political turmoil, Renwick reveals himself falling extra deeply in love with Jean Hamilton, a gorgeous Scottish lady, and he’s quickly torn among hearing his center and serving his state.
Last Execution at Grassmarket is an exhilarating examine one among Scotland’s so much heartbreaking chapters. Peace is at the horizon, yet will Renwick locate the power to outlive? Will he manage to outrun the bloodstained succeed in of England’s king and his army forces?