Having witnessed their clan's rout at Culloden, Archie and his feisty cousin Meg flee back to Lochaber to lie low. Or so they think. The fugitive Prince's life depends on them.
Based on the well documented Jacobite uprising, this action-packed adventure follows 12 year old Archie MacDonald as he finds himself called upon to aid Charles Edward Stuart in his quest for safety.
An interesting take on historical events, it is a tale of bravery, loss and community, as well as the inner turmoil surrounding the conflict. Adorned with flourishes of Gaelic and key dates and events, the story serves to engage young people with Scottish history and culture.