A Trust Betrayed

A Trust Betrayed

(The Margaret Kerr Trilogy: I): a captivating blend of history and mystery set in medieval Scotland from much-loved author Candace Robb


With meticulous attention to detail, thirteenth-century Edinburgh is brought to life in this engrossing and enthralling Medieval mystery from much-loved author Candace Robb. Intrigue coupled with vivid characterisation and expert plotting all serve to make this a perfect read for fans of Ellis Peters, S J Parris, Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

'Thirteenth-century Edinburgh comes off the page cold and convincing - most
enjoyable' -- The List
'Brilliant -- Robb presents a feisty new heroine who proves to be no fool' -- Woman & Home
'This is history as it should be told!' -- GoodBook Guide
'History and mystery at their best' -- Northern Echo


1297: Young wife Margaret Kerr is desperately afraid. Her merchant husband Roger has been missing since Martinmas. Has he been caught up in the swelling rebellion against the English? Is he even alive?

Jack Sinclair, her husband's cousin, has pledged to try to locate Roger in the city. When he is found stabbed to death, Margaret resolves she must ride to Edinburgh herself to uncover the truth.

But Scotland is a country at war, Edinburgh an occupied city: it is no place for a woman alone.

Margaret's mission is frowned upon, her arrival at her uncle's tavern unwelcome. And when she starts to ask questions, she finds a city rife with closely guarded secrets and dangerous loyalties. Soon violence erupts outside the tavern and there is murder on their doorstep.

Margaret discovers how little she had known either of Roger or Jack...

About the author

Candace Robb

Candace Robb has read and researched medieval history for many years, having studied for a Ph.D in Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Literature. She is the author of the acclaimed Owen Archer novels and the Margaret Kerr Mysteries.
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