THE UNNATURAL DEATH OF A JACOBITE
1689. Scotland is in the grip of Jacobite fever. Bonnie Dundee leads a Highland Army looking to crush the government and restore James Stuart as King.
Meanwhile, in the dark streets of Edinburgh, there are even darker goings-on. A gruesome discovery near the city's quarry takes investigative advocate John MacKenzie and side-kick Davie Scougall on a dangerous journey through the criminal underworld and clandestine clubs of the old capital.
Watt conjures up a pungent atmosphere of darkness and period detail. THE HERALD