With his parents recently deceased David Balfour sets out to make his own way in the world, but hard luck befalls him at every turn. His uncle is trying to steal his inheritance and when an ‘accident’ doesn’t kill him he’s sold onto a slave ship bound for the Carolinas. Foiling a plot to kill a recused seaman, Alan Breck Stewart, David and Alan escape and are promptly caught up in the Jacobite rising.
This is the thrilling adventure story set against the backdrop of real events and featuring real characters from history.
This edition is complete and unabridged, featuring over 60 illustrations and decorations.
Be sure to look for the sequel to Kidnapped, Catriona, also from Living Book Press.