“I had but an instant to save myself before he yanked the bayonet from the ground.” Gavin Crookshank has his first taste of battle at sea when the HMS Lion engages in a death struggle with the French allies of Bonnie Prince Charlie. As a pawn in the hands of two opposing armies, he attempts to act with integrity in a chaos of loyalties during the bloody Jacobite Rebellion.

Facing the noose of Bonnie Prince Charlie, or the dungeons of King George, which ruler will finally win his loyalty? The Faith & Freedom Trilogy, sequel to the Crown & Covenant Series, chronicles new generations of the M’Kethe family who find freedom in 18th-century America.

Adventure is afoot as Old World tyrannies clash with New World freedoms.

Douglas Bond weaves together fictional characters with historical figures from Scottish and American history