Set during the Jacobite uprising of  1715.  James, Earl of Derwentwater loses his life for his espousal of the cause; his brother Charles is the last Englishman to die for the Jacobites. Jenny, Charles’ daughter, has a strange and eventful life.  Don’t be fooled by the bodice-ripper cover – Anya Seton writes a well-researched, good story every time.