No Pretender PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

No Pretender free pdf 'He was waiting for his moment to return. Every step he took closer to his country, he felt its magnetic pull. He had the strangest feeling that his fate had been predetermined, that he was being propelled towards an inevitable destiny.' 1746: A determined Charles Edward Stuart wins back the Crown of Scotland for his father with a resounding victory at Culloden. Scotland, after many years of English domination, is a free country again. 1991: Almost 250 years later, Scotland is still an independent nation and the descendants of Bonnie Prince Charlie are still on the throne. But that independence is threatened yet again by the machinations of a power-crazed Russian billionaire who plans to secure the crown for his own grandson and will stop at nothing to achieve his evil ends. Enter James Stuart, the man most Scots regard as the true heir to the throne. Cast aside at a young age by the establishment into which he was born, he has carved a comfortable new life for himself as a sports hero and all-round sex god. However, with the untimely death of the king, fate has now conspired to bring James back to the centre of Scottish political life. Considered a threat by the Russian, the popular and charismatic Prince James is forced to flee for his life. On the eve of the Coronation of the new king, James returns in a last-ditch attempt to try to free his country from the Russian's control. With a small band of devoted followers, he fights back, risking his whole future, his fortune and his life for his country. A fun, racy read, No Pretender will appeal to fans of adult and gay fiction. Kate is inspired by her favourite writers: Alan Hollinghurst, Iain Banks, Christopher Brookmyre and William Boyd.

About Kate McGregor

Kate McGregor lives in Scotland with her long-suffering husband and son. She has been a secret writer all her life and has only in recent years "come out" to her family and friends. She works full time in the field of criminal law.

Details Book

Author : Kate McGregor
Publisher : Matador
Data Published : 01 December 2011
ISBN : 184876748X
EAN : 9781848767485
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews No Pretender



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Cumberland's Culloden Army, 1745-46 free pdfCumberland's Culloden Army, 1745-46

    In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart. the 'Young Pretender'. landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth. then Edinburgh. where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII- they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England..


  • Scotland's Referendum free pdfScotland's Referendum

    On 18 September 2014. everyone in Scotland aged 16 or over will be asked the question: 'Should Scotland Be An Independent Country.' As the referendum approaches. the debates over whether or not Scotland should be an independent country are becoming more heated..


  • The Passage to Pontefract free pdfThe Passage to Pontefract

    Richard of Bordeaux. young heir to the throne after Edward the Third. is surrounded by ambitious uncles who believe it would be better for the country if they could take the crown..


  • Stories by Foreign Authors free pdfStories by Foreign Authors

    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809-1852) was a Russian writer of Ukrainian ethnicity and birth. Often called the "father of modern Russian realism. " He was one of the first Russian authors to criticize his country's way of life..


  • The Captive Crown  free pdfThe Captive Crown

    With the heir to the throne murdered. King Robert the Third. a sick weakling. and his remaining son a child. Scotland and the Stewarts were in a bad way three generations removed from the great Bruce..


  • No Pretender free pdfNo Pretender

    . 'He was waiting for his moment to return. Every step he took closer to his country, he felt its magnetic pull. He had the strangest feeling that his fate had been predetermined, that he was being pr